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Lower oil prices wreak havoc on state budgets

Lower oil prices wreak havoc on state budgets

| December 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

This New Year’s Eve, motorists can celebrate at the pump, where the price of gas has, as of this writing, a national average of $2.273 per gallon, according to the AAA. In fact, except for Vermont, Alaska, and Hawaii, all states saw the average price of gas drop at least a dollar between June and […]

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Free parking fallacies: A conversation with Donald Shoup

Free parking fallacies: A conversation with Donald Shoup

| April 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

[raw][/raw] Parking shares some of the disorienting beauty of fractal geometry – the more closely you examine it, the more bizarre the underlying economics and planning issues become. Engineer and economist Donald Shoup has been examining parking systems for the better part of thirty years, and his seminal book, The High Cost of Free Parking, is considered […]

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