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  • The Traffic Tariff
    New York will soon charge drivers to enter the most crowded parts of the city. Congestion pricing: Does it work? Who's doing it? And is it coming to a city near you?
    - 19 hours ago, 22 Apr 19, 9:51pm -
  • Elizabeth Warren Wants To Erase Most Student Loan Debt
    The senator's higher-education proposal for her 2020 presidential run goes further than just free college and would forgive hundreds of billions of dollars in existing loans.
    - 23 hours ago, 22 Apr 19, 5:28pm -
  • A Brief History Of Income Taxes
    Taxes have been around forever. But the income tax? In the U.S., it's relatively recent.
    - 5 days ago, 18 Apr 19, 7:15pm -
  • Why Do Introverts Get Paid Less?
    There's a gap in career earnings between introverts and extroverts.
    - 6 days ago, 17 Apr 19, 8:18pm -
  • Why Do We Still Use QWERTY Keyboards?
    The story behind the first six keyboard letters are driven by economics.
    - 7 days ago, 16 Apr 19, 9:00pm -
  • The Cost Of Measles
    The cost of a measles outbreak - to individuals, families, communities, and the country - is high.
    - 8 days ago, 15 Apr 19, 8:55pm -
  • Understanding Changes To The Tax Code
    Kay Bell, a writer for the Don't Mess With Taxes blog, talks with NPR's Michel Martin about changes in the tax code this year.
    - 9 days ago, 14 Apr 19, 9:12pm -
  • Solving Problems Caused By International Trade
    Free trade may solve problems for businesses transacting across borders, but it can make life painful for their workers.
    - 11 days ago, 12 Apr 19, 4:55pm -
  • How Trade Helps Explain Inequality
    Trade makes for peaceful relationships between nations, but gains for consumers and workers aren't spread evenly.
    - 12 days ago, 11 Apr 19, 7:12pm -
  • The Maple Syrup Cartel
    Prices for most agricultural products change with supply and demand. Not maple syrup.
    - 13 days ago, 10 Apr 19, 6:55pm -
  • Confused By Your College Financial Aid Letter? You're Not Alone
    Financial aid offer letters look vastly different from one school to the next, and it isn't always clear how much students will have to pay. "It's really the Wild West," one expert says.
    - 13 days ago, 10 Apr 19, 5:00pm -
  • Trade War With Cheese: Trump's New EU Tariffs
    A new round of U.S. tariffs could hit European wine, cheese, aircraft, and escargots.
    - 14 days ago, 9 Apr 19, 9:19pm -
  • Tariffs' Complex Ripple Effects Hit Appliance Shoppers And Makers
    Prices on appliances are slowly ticking down after posting their biggest increase in about five years. One tariff was a boon to U.S. manufacturers. But other tariffs hiked costs for the industry.
    - 14 days ago, 9 Apr 19, 9:03am -
  • Government Watchdog Flips On Dollar Coin
    In a turnaround, congressional analysts are no longer recommending a phaseout of paper dollars in favor of a dollar coin. Paper money is lasting longer because of cashless transactions.
    - 15 days ago, 8 Apr 19, 9:26pm -
  • How To Measure Happiness
    The U.S. is one of the world's largest economies, but it lags when it comes to happiness: the World Happiness Report ranks America number 19.
    - 15 days ago, 8 Apr 19, 7:24pm -