Which places in Iceland are most upset?

Every now and then Iceland makes the world news. Usually the news about my little island nation are insignificant and complimentary. They tend to either report how happy we are, how old we get or how well our tiny little sport teams are doing. But sometimes, we also make the news for being really badHalda áfram að lesa „Which places in Iceland are most upset?“

The refugee crisis – a crisis of international cooperation

One of the biggest headlines in the news last year must have been the Syrian refugee crises. Mostly as a direct results result of violent conflict or the indirect economic impact of war, millions of people have been forced to flee their homes and look for a better life elsewhere. Lots of discussion has been in relation to howHalda áfram að lesa „The refugee crisis – a crisis of international cooperation“

The Birthday deficit – where are all the Christmas babies?

Recently Haukur, one of my best and dearest friends, posted something interesting on Facebook: Since my blog is in English and this Haukur status is in Icelandic on Icelandic subject, I think a rough translation and explanation might be required for the swarm of the non-Icelandic speaking Eikonomics readers. In his post Haukur refers to a “fun-fact publication” releasedHalda áfram að lesa „The Birthday deficit – where are all the Christmas babies?“

5.2% of everybody saw Justin Timberlake last night—in Iceland

Last night Justin Timberlake (JT) sent the roof flying of some unpronounceable sporting arena in Iceland. While a well-executed concert by one of my generation’s greatest pop icons is always good news I found the attendance statistic even more interesting. The concert was attended by no less than 17,000 people. That might sound like peanutsHalda áfram að lesa „5.2% of everybody saw Justin Timberlake last night—in Iceland“