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.

October 2019 Friday’s e-links: From the Proclivities of Monkeys to Trade Disputes and a Small Town in Alaska

Friday’s e-links: Laurie Santos’s excitement about what she can learn from her monkeys and their economic behavior made this podcast superb.

The Disease That Alaska Might Have

Like Dutch Disease, Alaska’s oil industry dependence has eliminated other government revenue that might be necessary now that the price of oil has plunged.

Two Reasons For Moving to Alaska

Creating different incentives, the variety among state taxes includes some with no income tax, others with sales taxes and some with severance taxes.

Four Ways to Understand Marijuana Demand

With an increasing number of states legalizing marijuana, demand is shifting because of changes in utility, complementary products and the number of buyers.