Posts Tagged ‘Montgomery County’

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    Bag Wars

    Jan 14, 12 • 142 Views • Behavioral Economics, Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Economic Debates, Environment, Government, Households, Macroeconomic Measurement, Regulation, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Sometimes incentives are unpredictable…especially for B.Y.O.B. (Bring Your Own Bag). A new 5-cent tax on paper and plastic shopping bags in Montgomery County, Maryland is primarily targeting plastic bag use. Fewer plastic bags will mean cleaner local...