Posts Tagged ‘Richmond’

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    Higher Prices at the Gas Pump

    Aug 22, 12 • 289 Views • No Comments

    Sometimes 25 cents at the gas pump can make a huge difference. Economist James Hamilton explains why with his “rough rule-of thumb” correlation between the price of crude and gas at the pump. When crude increases by $10 a barrel, then the price of...  [read more]

  • The Sugary Beverage Debate

    More Soda Wars

    Aug 14, 12 • 291 Views • No Comments

    If you lived in Richmond, California, would you vote yes or no for their proposed soda tax? The tax is unusual because it does not charge people at the register. Instead, retailers would have to pay a license fee that is based on how many ounces of SSBs...  [read more]