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Economy & Jobs

Seattle Goes Backward on Micro-housing

What will it take to build a power base for inexpensive housing?

Weekend Reading 10/3/14

354 times as much; Depression-era photos of your home county; and more.

Weekend Reading 9/26/14

Why women get paid less than men, free-range kids, and more.

2014 Update: Grading Economics Textbooks on Climate Change

Solid progress in economics textbooks' climate discussions.

EVENTS: Coal & Oil Trains in Bellingham, Everett

Two public panel discussions on Northwest fossil fuel exports.

(Pay To) Park and Ride?

How user fees will produce parking sanity.

Big Is Beautiful

Michael Lind, contra E.F. Schumacher.

Carbon Pricing and Northwest Businesses

A match made in tax-swap heaven?

Highest and Best Useā€¦Or Not.

When NOT improving property is highly profitable.

Seattle Sets Ride-Service Companies Free

The city council's about-face is a win for Lyft, uberX, consumers.