How a Pandemic Changes an Airport

Although it led the world in airport traffic during June, Dallas-Fort Worth is adjusting to the massive plunge in air travel.

What Empty Stadiums Could Do To MLB

With coronavirus social distancing, MLB revenue and costs will depend on if, how many, and when fans can attend baseball games.

A State-by-State Look at Quarantine Takeout

Ranging from tacos to dumplings to General Tso’s chicken, our state-by-state quarantine takeout preferences are different.

Some Creative Municipal Finance

While larger municipalities with high fixed costs have worsening revenue problems, a tiny Ohio solves its municipal finance problems with traffic tickets.

Why Are Steak Prices Rising?

In 1918, a filet mignon at Delmonico’s Restaurant would have cost $1.65. That same item on their 2014 menu is $48.00. However, according to the BLS inflation calculator, if the price had remained the same, it would now be $25.56.…

Your Airfare and Airline Profits

What does your airline ticket pay for? In order of size, these represent the expenses for a US Airways flight according to WSJ journalist Scott McCartney: Fuel (close to 30%) Salaries (maybe 20%) Buying and leasing planes (16%) Federal taxes (14%)…