Soda Tax Election Results

Some of us call it soda, others, pop. And even when referring to a drink that is not Coca-Cola, a third group says Coke. The following 2015 map shows where you would say “Pop” and why I sa…

When Cities Ban Chain Stores

Relating to prices, a local multiplier and vacancies, there are tradeoffs if municipalities change the competitive market structure by banning chain stores.…

Dilemmas From the "Sharing Economy"

Today’s story is specifically about Airbnb. More generally though, it involves whether government or the market system should regulate the “sharing economy.” But first–Craigsli…

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