Government

Governments’ spending, taxing and borrowing, fiscal policy has a direct impact on economic activity and growth. Looking at the past and present, econlife focuses on the role of government through fiscal policy.

Street Grid Economics

More than we realize, our economic behavior in a city is shaped by the urban planning that created the shape, the length and the width of the streets.…

Do We Need Pennies?

Phasing out pennies is about much more than mostly zinc coins, carrying around too much change, and paying $2.01 for a tall coffee.…

A Close (Budget) Call

Having averted a shutdown last Friday, the Congress passed a continuing resolution that lets it fund government spending until April.…

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