Economics and Other

IFO Releases

Gasoline Consumption Remains Subdued

December 19, 2023 | Economics and Other

The IFO updated a gasoline consumption research brief published in January 2023 with additional consumption and retail pump price data. Gasoline consumption remains well below pre-pandemic levels partially due to the continuation of hybrid and remote work schedules for some workers.

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Testimony on the 2023 Basic Education Funding Commission Survey

December 15, 2023 | Economics and Other

Director Matthew Knittel provided testimony to the Basic Education Funding Commission on the results from the 2023 Basic Education Funding Commission Survey.

The IFO response to questions raised at the BEFC hearing can be found here.

Tags: basic, education, survey

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Cigarette Tax Collections Collapse Since Pandemic

December 11, 2023 | Economics and Other

This research brief highlights the dramatic decline in federal, state and Philadelphia cigarette tax collections since FY 2018-19.

Tags: brief, cigarette, research, tax

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