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Who’s progressive?

August 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

While we at The Initiative have been pretty happy with the hearing our report on zero percent loans has received, some of the partisan responses have been more than a little [...]

Soda taxes when store brands exist

June 13, 2016 // 2 Comments

Public health estimates of the effects of soda and fat taxes are massively overestimated. Why? When prices rise, people do more than just buy less of the category. They also change what they buy within a category. A good economist knows this.... [...]