Experimenting with autonomous vehicles, we should be sure to recognize that there could be a massive downside.
Looking at New York City beyond, we can use a slew of economic ideas to explain the insufficient supply of public bathrooms.
Ranging from price to design, San Francisco and New York City have very different goals when it comes to designing a new garbage can.
Prosperity is becoming increasingly concentrated as talent attracts talent and highly educated workers are moving to the same innovation centers.
While the Air Quality Index (AQI) is a pollution yardstick, it also can signal if we are controlling the tragedy of the commons.
During my frequent drives to Manhattan, traffic congestion is worse than ever. The reason could be Uber and Lyft. This is the story. San Francisco Congestion Let’s start with congestion. Like the Supreme Court quote on pornography (“…I know it…
Even knowing that Super Bowl cost is usually underestimated, Houston could enjoy more than the typical benefit this year.
Relating to prices, a local multiplier and vacancies, there are tradeoffs if municipalities change the competitive market structure by banning chain stores.
Including congestion, wasted gas, time and emissions, cheap parking creates negative externalities that variable pricing of parking spaces can eliminate.
Today’s story is specifically about Airbnb. More generally though, it involves whether government or the market system should regulate the “sharing economy.” But first–Craigslist and the Sharing Economy from xkcd: An apartment owner in Astoria, Queens (a subway ride from…