A Connecticut company got a $138 million government contract in order to break America's supposed "dependence" on foreign-made syringes. It has yet to produce even a single one.
Supply and demand
The government tried to stabilize the nation's food supply 80 years ago. Its efforts backfired.
If it works at all (and it usually doesn't), a fiscal stimulus is meant to boost demand. The biggest potential economic problem from coronavirus has to do with supply.
Economists have long warned that rent control only limits housing supply and drives up prices in the long-run
High prices can bring much-needed supplies into a disaster zone.
It's by building lots more housing, obviously.
Price signals ultimately mean more supplies for disaster-struck areas.
Price gouging is not the evil many officials make it out to be.
Politicians condemn price gougers, but students explain why "gouging" is good.
The feds are bailing out dairy producers. Here's why that's a terrible and wasteful mistake.
Energy demand projected to increase by nearly 50 percent by 2040
Of soda taxes and minimum wages.
Progressive economist gets supply-and-demand, to a point.
Says the notion that expanding the housing market benefits both poor and rich sounds "counterintuitive"
Arro was designed to solve the problems of taxi drivers, not customers.
Magical thinking that hurts job seekers
Legal recreational sales begin in three weeks