The Connection Between Recycling and Coronavirus

Facing shrinking revenue from the coronavirus, municipalities need to decide whether to diminish their recycling costs.

The Gasoline Taxes That Are Hit by Covid-19

Rarely mentioned, the revenue generated by gasoline taxes in the U.S. and Europe has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

How Female Voters Got More Economic Power

We can look at the impact of the19th Amendment through an economic lens to see when and how female voters increased their power.

Six Facts That We Need to Know About the Federal Debt

Hearing about a multi-trillion dollar stimulus package, we should also know six handy facts about what will happen to the federal debt.

What the Pandemic Will Do to Social Security

A looming Social Security shortfall could happen much sooner because of pandemic spending and its impact on the birth rate.

The EU’s “Hamiltonian Moment”

When the leaders of the European Union debated a coronavirus rescue package during a five-day marathon, they wound up with a Hamiltonian agreement.

What We Need to Open a School Safely

The cost of opening schools safely becomes more of a concern when we look at the impact of the coronavirus on state finance.

Are Our Roads Really Crumbling?

Much too low, the D+ from the American Society of Civil Engineers for our transportation infrastructure needs reconsideration.

The Country That Was Called a Serial (Debt) Deadbeat

When an emerging markets nation like Argentina has a vulnerable economy, then the pandemic lockdown can create a sovereign debt default.

Why Traffic Light Buttons Are Similar to Bicycles

You know those traffic light buttons that never feel like they make a difference when we want to cross the street? Brookline and Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Auckland, New Zealand and Perth, Australia are reprogramming hundreds of those buttons so we…