What is P2P Lending? Peer to peer (P2P) lending is a relatively new phenomenon where individuals bypass traditional financial intermediaries in order to make loans. Currently, the two largest P2P lending platforms are Prosper and Lending Club, and the rate
There has been significant controversy in recent years embroiling the pharmaceutical industry concerning alleged price gouging targeting some of society’s most susceptible members including, the sick, elderly, and children. This phenomenon presents a conundrum when viewed through the labor theory
The corporate income tax drains corporations of their ability to invest in the economy, create jobs, and fund research. The current system has become far too complex; this complexity invites these corporations to spend significant resources in navigating the code
A study by the Federal Reserve revealed that 46% of Americans would struggle to pay for a $400 emergency cost. The amount of savings and investment is frighteningly low in the United States.
The Engel Curve is a measure that relates income to expenditures on a specific good or service. For this project, I chose to measure how changes in income affect health care expenditures. Conventional wisdom led me to believe that