When your city or state needs cash for infrastructure, it probably issues a municipal bond. We explain how “munis” work.
Raising the sales tax on alcoholic beverages leads to fewer crashes with injuries involving drivers who have been drinking. A new study suggests a higher sales tax had the biggest impact on drivers aged 15 to 20 years.
Agriculture subsidies and food stamps are wrapped into one five-year law that costs taxpayers about $100 billion per year. A government report looks at how the current farm bill is faring.
Half of millennials believe Social Security will run dry before they retire. That’s not entirely true, but without major reforms their benefits will take a hit. We explain.
This tip sheet offers basic tips and resources for journalists writing about property taxes.
Depending whom you ask, America’s debt is either a national crisis or a clever way the world’s richest country takes advantage of its global economic dominance. We explain.
A new study suggests Americans are less likely to support a tax on the wealthy after seeing a poor person in an affluent setting.
Financial incentives aimed at drawing film production firms to certain states produce mixed results when it comes to job creation, according to this recent study.
Environmental regulations can hurt, but also create jobs, our newest research review finds. It depends on the health of the economy and the type of industry.
A working paper suggests tax hikes targeting the wealthiest 1 percent did not stop their income growth and helped the economy overall.