Guerrilla Economics Blog

Things are Seldom What They Seem

Things are seldom what they seem, skim milk masquerades as cream, highlows pass as patent leathers, jackdaws strut in peacock's feathers.  Very true, so they do.  Black sheep dwell in every fold. All that glitters is not gold. Storks turn out to be but logs, bulls are but inflated frogs. So says Mrs. Cripps a dockside vendor in Gilbert and Sullivan’s 1878 opera, H.M.S. Pinafore. Things are … [Read more...]

Always Look on the Bright Side of Life

Some things in life are bad, they can really make you mad, other things just make you swear and curse. When you're chewing on life's gristle, don't grumble, give a whistle, and this'll help things turn out for the best.  And...always look on the bright side of life. So go the opening lyrics to the Monty Python classic from the 1979 film Monty Python's Life of Brian.  Today’s title is in homage to … [Read more...]

Big Data and Regulations: Using Data to Impact Policy Decisions

Congress and state legislatures are being flooded with a sea of statistics, data and research. How can you get your industry's message heard above all the noise? Join economist John Dunham for a FREE 30 minute webinar on how to use economic data to educate policy makers and effectively impact policy decisions. John, an expert in tax and regulatory economics, will discuss why data is so … [Read more...]

On the Turning Away

On the turning away, from the pale and downtrodden.  And the words they say, which we won't understand. "Don't accept that what's happening, is just a case of others' suffering, or you'll find that you're joining in the turning away." It's a sin that somehow light is changing to shadow, and casting it's shroud over all we have known.  The opening lines to Pink Floyd’s 1987 album, A Momentary Lapse … [Read more...]