Tuesday's Assorted Links
Christmas trees, poinsettias, artificial intelligence, big 5 airlines, and older workers
Hi y’all! Here are five stories from this week that contained some neat applications of economic principles or are related to teaching:
Mapping out where Christmas trees grow across the US [Maps.com]
Where artificial intelligence might fit in the American workplace [Chartr]
A look at how the "big five" airlines came to dominate American skies [Axios]
The share of Americans age 65+ working this year was almost double that of 35 years ago [Pew Research Center]
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There’s been a lot of talk about how much Kevin’s trip to the grocery would cost today, but a lot of those posts aren’t accounting for all the changes in products over the same time.and I took the time to carefully adjust product size to determine what Kevin’s bundle would likely cost.
While we were at it, we also looked at how the price of pizza delivery has changed since then…