Articles by Fergus Hodgson
A new cryptocurrency, “basis,” seeks to eliminate price volatility by setting up an “algorithmic central bank,” that is, a set of rules that adjust the money supply without human intervention.
The United States is losing her appeal to international students. Once accounting for nearly half of students worldwide, the number now constitutes 24 percent.
Politicians often turn to minimum-wage hikes when pressed by constituents to “do something” about poverty. They turn a blind eye to the fact recipients tend not to be from poor households, as British Columbia’s case shows.
In setting the right incentives for criminals to want to cooperate with law enforcement—for selfish reasons—lies the success of Brazil’s crusade against corruption.