California Gasoline Prices Are High For Good Reason

According to this preliminary Energy Information Administration report on California gasoline prices. I really want to paste in an excerpt here, but they’ve set Acrobat so I can’t copy text (grrr), so here’s the punch line: after you take out last year’s crude oil price spike, these factors conspired to raise gasoline prices: -refineries producing … More California Gasoline Prices Are High For Good ReasonMore California Gasoline Prices Are High For Good Reason

Kevin Brancato has a nice post on a new US-Chile trade treaty. Freer trade, a win-win proposition! Kevin’s also right to express skepticism about “competition policy”, which does leave a foot in the door for political corruption. … More

Kevin Brancato has a nice post on a new US-Chile trade treaty. Freer trade, a win-win proposition! Kevin’s also right to express skepticism about “competition policy”, which does leave a foot in the door for political corruption. … More

Kevin Brancato has a nice post on a new US-Chile trade treaty. Freer trade, a win-win proposition! Kevin’s also right to express skepticism about “competition policy”, which does leave a foot in the door for political corruption. … More

Kevin Brancato has a nice post on a new US-Chile trade treaty. Freer trade, a win-win proposition! Kevin’s also right to express skepticism about “competition policy”, which does leave a foot in the door for political corruption. … More

Megan McArdle has a post on government involvement in the economy, focusing on currency controls. While international finance makes my head ache, I think her concluding simile applies to more government regulation situations than just currency: In general, the more the state intervenes in an economy, the worse that economy performs. Statists argue that this … More More

Megan McArdle has a post on government involvement in the economy, focusing on currency controls. While international finance makes my head ache, I think her concluding simile applies to more government regulation situations than just currency: In general, the more the state intervenes in an economy, the worse that economy performs. Statists argue that this … More More

Megan McArdle has a post on government involvement in the economy, focusing on currency controls. While international finance makes my head ache, I think her concluding simile applies to more government regulation situations than just currency: In general, the more the state intervenes in an economy, the worse that economy performs. Statists argue that this … More More

Megan McArdle has a post on government involvement in the economy, focusing on currency controls. While international finance makes my head ache, I think her concluding simile applies to more government regulation situations than just currency: In general, the more the state intervenes in an economy, the worse that economy performs. Statists argue that this … More More

MORE ON ETHANOL: This Washington Post article from last week discusses the extent to which ethanol production and its increase will be a part of the Senate energy bill proposal, on which the Senate springs back into action this week. How has ethanol become so deeply embedded in federal energy policy, even though it’s expensive, … More More