Governor-Elect Schwarzenegger’s Energy Platform

There are some planks in this platform that, if he can follow through and lead people with him, will unleash an amazing amount of creative energy and dynamism. From the Governor-Elect’s website, all points follow the statement “as Governor I will”: Encourage cost-effective conservation by increasing demand response to changing electricity markets. One of Governor … More Governor-Elect Schwarzenegger’s Energy PlatformMore Governor-Elect Schwarzenegger’s Energy Platform

Tyler Cowen On Engel And Granger Receiving The Nobel

Yeah, what he said. Co-integration, Granger causality, ARCH and GARCH models for estimation, all are things that I have used regularly. Congratulations to them both! … More Tyler Cowen On Engel And Granger Receiving The Nobel

Multiple Use Network Infrastructure And Rights Of Way

Kudos to Craig Newmark for picking up on a story that I think is really, really important: running fiber optic cable through natural gas pipelines. The cable can be inserted into a tube placed inside existing underground gas lines serving homes and businesses by cutting “small incisions in the streets,” Peevey said. Think about it: … More Multiple Use Network Infrastructure And Rights Of WayMore Multiple Use Network Infrastructure And Rights Of Way

A New Job, A New Applied Energy Program

As of last Wednesday, I am now working with Nobel Prize winner Vernon Smith’s Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science at George Mason University. I will be the Director of a new Applied Energy Research Program at ICES. Through this program we plan to expand the use of experimental economic research in the establishment and implementation … More A New Job, A New Applied Energy ProgramMore A New Job, A New Applied Energy Program