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US Droughts Per County

U.S. Drought Monitor is jointly produced by the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the United States Department of Agriculture, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. They collect this data through a joint venture at droughtmonitor.unl.edu which gives an API to download this data for a variety of parameters e.g. time … Continue reading US Droughts Per County

Richard Cantillon: Renegade Entrepreneur and Founder of Economics (1660 – 1734)

Most students and academics of economics if asked to draw the family tree of Economic theory would start at the root and write down one thing: Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations, 1776. They would then go on to expand the economic family tree with full ignorance of any deeper roots to the discipline. In … Continue reading Richard Cantillon: Renegade Entrepreneur and Founder of Economics (1660 – 1734)