Our Weekly Roundup: From Tipping to Startup Airlines

Our weekly roundup includes everyday economics that relate to entitlements, the market, competitive market structures, regulation and labor.

Here's What You Probably Didn't Know About Tipping

Like all minimum wages, the tipping minimum wage theoretically is an economic floor that stops wages from falling to equilibrium and creates job shortages.

Minimum Wage: The Tradeoff

Should you support a $9.00 minimum wage? Expressed in a Boston Fed report, the competing arguments on both sides are persuasive. Proponents emphasize the additional spending that will be created, the minimal, if any, job losses, and their support for low…