Every day, we express ourselves in 500 million tweets and 64 billion WhatsApp messages. We perform more than 250 million searches on eBay. On Facebook, 864 million of us log in to post status updates, comment on news stories, and share videos.
Inequality may be the economic issue of the moment, but the theme has long preoccupied economists.
When Norway instituted a 2003 quota that 40 percent of corporate board members must be female, proponents hoped the measure would also pay off for women in the lower ranks.
Paid internet search ads, also known as search-engine marketing (SEM), dominate online advertising. According to the latest figures available, advertisers spent $18.4 billion on paid search ads in 2013, or 43 percent of total US internet advertising revenue.
Bankers are not inherently dishonest; rather, the banking culture leads them to act dishonestly, research suggests.
The art press currently seems remarkably focused on the high prices fetched for work by a small set of young artists. Many of these high-priced works were previously purchased for far less.