Economics Of Fashion, And Of The Environment Too

As is his wont, Tyler Cowen has a very thought-provoking post on the economics of haute couture. I have wondered recreationally about this myself, given that I am an avowed shoe (boot, really) fiend and love the visual, tactile, and psycholgical aspects of dress. The one-off couture for the runway creates the buzz, but only … More Economics Of Fashion, And Of The Environment TooMore Economics Of Fashion, And Of The Environment Too

The Threat Of Exit Is More Powerful Than Voice

Yeah, what Alex Singleton said: Where there is only ‘voice’, we are told that we have to wait our turn. We are told to take into account the requirements of other consumers. We are told to be grateful for what we have. ‘Exit’ is much better than ‘voice’. This is because market forces work. Public … More The Threat Of Exit Is More Powerful Than VoiceMore The Threat Of Exit Is More Powerful Than Voice

Funny Wonkette

OK, I was tickled by this because sometimes my husband calls me this, although I claim that I dislike politics sufficiently to disqualify me from being a wonkette. I also like the logo, perhaps because I have chin-length hair, wear funky lunettes when possible, and live in knee-length black boots, and have a cat who … More Funny WonketteMore Funny Wonkette