Making sense of money: Part 1

Banks’ dominance of financial transactions has perpetuated a system that is relatively slow and expensive. But change is coming.

Rochester’s renewed fuel cell focus

Hyzon Motors, established here in 2020, plans to create 100 jobs at the former GM facility in Honeoye Falls. The news follows Plug Power’s decision to create an innovation center in Rochester.

COVID economics

Can Rochester take advantage of the “reshoring” imperative thrust upon us by COVID-19? Is our higher-ed sector prepared for a shakeout?

An enduring legacy

Kodak’s employment has plunged from its 1982 peak of 60,400 to about 1,300. Yet that employment number vastly understates Kodak’s contribution to the local economy today.

Economists’ inflation conundrum

Economic changes such as the growth of free services make our “tape measure” of price movements—traditional inflation statistics—unreliable.