I'm looking for historical employment, revenue and profit information for the top 500 businesses in the world, and I don't know where or how to look for it. [more inside]
Profit has been an effective motivator for progress in a variety of areas in our society. But often when left unchecked by regulation or social norms, the drive for profits leads to exploitation and abuse. What are some examples of systems where profit is still an effective driver, but where regulations do a good job of curbing abuse?
How do gas companies get away with raising prices so much when they are reporting such high profits? [more inside]
Are there industries that are as dependent on advertising revenue as The Media and (Free) Web Apps? [more inside]
EconomicsFilter: why does profit maximize when marginal revenue = marginal cost? [more inside]