Posts Tagged ‘bagels’

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    Sales Tax Decisions

    May 2, 11 • 105 Views • Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Economic Debates, Government, Households, Macroeconomic Measurement, Regulation, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    A buttered bagel is a sandwich but not an unsliced bagel–unless you eat it in the store. Subject to the New York State sandwich tax, so too are burritos, wraps, BLTs and buttered rolls.  Plan to buy fudge? You will pay a sales tax in New York....

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    The Economic Significance of BRIs

    Mar 7, 10 • 86 Views • Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    When slicing a bagel, most people use a knife.  Others prefer the bagel guillotine or the Brooklyn Bagel Slicer.  With annual sales near 80,000, the bagel guillotine has been described as “history’s most successful bagel-controlling...