SOUND ECONOMIC AND PUBLIC POLICY (SEPP) CONSULTING
Stimulus: Between a Rock and a Hard Place
Social Distancing: A Game of Two Locales
The Continuing Rise of China
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Price Gouging in the Wake of the Coronavirus?
Any crisis that creates a shortage would necessarily raise prices. Are businesses taking advantage of the coronavirus to gouge consumers?
The Minimum Wage Debacle
Does an increase in the minimum wage lead to job losses or job increases? We turn from inconclusive empirics to methodical thinking.
Amazon owes ZERO... Wait Negative Taxes.
In December 2017 as President Trump signed into law the Tax Reform bill which the GOP controlled Congress muscled through both the House...
Tariffs Bring Solar Panel Jobs to the Buckeye State
Should we care that trade is globally inefficient when we impose tariffs on foreign imports if such tariffs allow us to increase...
What Walmart Giveth, It Taketh Away?
So Walmart has decided both to raise the minimum wage it pays its workers to $11/ hour and to permanently close some of their Sam's Club...