October 31, 2011 1:03PM

Taxes, Economics, and Halloween

Seems like this is an appropriate day for this lesson about tax policy.

The last thirty seconds of the three‐​minute video actually contain some very good economics, roughly akin to this classic cartoon. Yes, incentives matter.


Speaking of cartoons, here’s one with a Halloween theme.


And since it is Halloween and everyone is thinking about candy, these two parodies of The Candyman song (here and here) are rather appropriate.