Money

Does Your Language Help You Save Money

Does Your Language Help You Save Money

Link to TED What can economists learn from linguists? Behavioral economist Keith Chen introduces a fascinating pattern from his research: that languages without a concept for the future — “It rain tomorrow,” instead of “It will rain tomorrow” — correlate strongly with high savings rates. Read more about Chen’s explorations Keith Chen’s new research suggests […]


James B. Glattfelder: Who controls the world?

James B. Glattfelder: Who controls the world?

Link to the TED Full Bio James Glattfelder studies complexity: how an interconnected system — say, a swarm of birds — is more than the sum of its parts. And complexity theory, it turns out, can reveal a lot about how the economy works. Glattfelder shares a groundbreaking study of how control flows through the […]