Posts Tagged ‘unintended consequences’

  • A Bag Tax

    Jan 27, 10 • 195 Views • Behavioral Economics, Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Developing Economies, Economic Humor, Government, Regulation, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Washington, D.C. got a bag tax on January 1. Now, any store that sells food (even a book store that sells mints) has to charge its customers $.05 for every bag they use (not just for the food but everything!). The results… 1. One Safeway reported using