We seem to be moving less: Let’s see where and why. Interstate Migration Where? U-Haul publishes an annual report of its top destinations. Comparing the net gain of the one-way trucks that enter to those that leave, they rank the…
The Economic Side of Legal Marijuana
When Massachusetts voters said yes to legal marijuana, they made an economic decision that relates to competition, taxes, and banking.
Weekly Roundup: From Raisins to BBQ
Our everyday economics includes property rights, sovereign debt, default,, externalities, regulation, Pigovian taxes, incentive, state taxes, and oligopoly.
Two Reasons For Moving to Alaska
Creating different incentives, the variety among state taxes includes some with no income tax, others with sales taxes and some with severance taxes.
Problems With Sugary Drink Taxes
To avoid inelastic demand, a sugary drink tax would need to increase price substantially. Current taxes that average less than 5% have little impact.