Author: The Foundation for Economic Education

Airbnb Banned In New York

Airbnb Banned In New York

The New York State Senate recently effectively banned Airbnb in the state. SB S6340A makes advertising short-term rentals (less than 30 days) of entire homes illegal. Short-term rentals definitely raise legitimate safety and nuisance concerns for neighbors. But these can […]

The Uber Solution to Inequality

The Uber Solution to Inequality

There’s a growing business that expands a service, which used to be available only to a privileged minority, to low-income communities and offers them previously unaffordable transportation options. It is challenging existing monopolies and rent-seeking tycoons by undermining exploitative practices. […]

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Gun Statistics

There’s a lot of false, misleading, or irrelevant numbers being thrown around about guns and crime, so here’s a brief guide to four potentially misleading types of statistics. 1. “The United States has a gun for every person.” It’s practically a rule that […]