How Underwear Tariffs Are Biased

Rarely neutral, biased taxes are examples of public policies that disadvantage specific groups like women and low income households.

Why Tariffs Are Unfair

Hit harder by regressive tariffs, the poor pay more than the affluent because history has not been corrected.

Why It’s Tough To Eat Less (Real) Chocolate

When the fight against obesity comes down to a battle against chocolate consumption, winning will be tough.

What We Might Not Know About Philadelphia’s Soda Tax

The results of a new study can help us decide how we feel about the impact of Philadelphia’s new sugar sweetened beverage tax.

Weekly Roundup: From Robot Servers to Shrimp Farmers

Our everyday economics includes wages, externalities, productivity, income, tradeoff, taxes, fiscal policy, gender, human capital and comparative advantage.