Posts tagged "economics"

Is Chicago Seeing REDlining in Retail

Is Chicago Seeing REDlining in Retail
Last week LJ at The Sixth Ward Blog posted this article. The article from the Atlantic¬†Magazine¬†titled “Retail Redlining: One of the Most Pervasive Forms of Racism Left in America.”¬† The article centers around the response the Village Administrator from Olympia Fields received at a recent conference. In the article the Village Manager recounts a conversation... Read more »

Freakonomics Chatham Style- The Fried Chicken Dilemma

Freakonomics Chatham Style- The Fried Chicken Dilemma
Since the book Freakonomics came out a number of dilemmas and questions have been answered. Unfortunate for some it discovered cheating scandals and how drug dealers and other nefarious individuals hide assets. Well Chatham has a question that Freakonomics can answer. The fried chicken dilemma, how fried chicken stymied economic development in our community. Several... Read more »