Economics

Get Ready for High-Frequency Lawyers

The legal profession could soon be disrupted by algorithms, too.

It bills by the hour.

Photographer: Mike Windle

Microeconomic theory gets little attention. The public usually only hears about macro, tax or labor economics -- the things that affect day-to-day life. But deep within the stygian recesses of academia, bright mathematical minds are working on the economics of the next century.

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