Why HOT Lanes are a Hot Topic

In the high-occupancy toll lanes outside of Washington D.C., you could pay close to $4.00 a mile. Just for a 9-mile stretch along Interstate 66, the toll has totaled $40.00. Should economists applaud? Controlling Congestion On December 5, 2017, commuters…

Weekly Roundup: From Pricey Hips to Costly Lines

Our economic news summary includes underutilizing female labor, delayed gratification, pricing medical care, interstate migration & assessing labor markets.

How To Stand in Line Less

Long queues can be reduced with new incentives. Instead of first-come-first-served, if the last to arrive were served first, then we’d have shorter queues.