Joy Buchanan

Joy Buchanan

PhD Fellow
Mercatus Center

Dr. Joy Buchanan is a professor of quantitative analysis and economics at Samford University.

Blog Posts

Why you can’t fill a sled with Slurpee today

On this wonderful day, gleeful children and adults flock to their local 7-Elevens with cups of (almost) all shapes and sizes.

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Famine is about freedom, not just food

How can people still starve in a world overflowing with food and a vast international aid apparatus?

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This Valentine’s Day, the chocolate supply is in turmoil.

Learn how to drop the word “déblocage” into your romantic evening

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The supply curve explained — with cookies

At what price would you hand over your homemade Christmas cookies?

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Election results: Chocolate chip cookie wins again

Are you one of those people who like raisins in cookies? Too bad.

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