Human Creativity And Interstate Wine Shipment

Lynne Kiesling One of the things we did in California this weekend was visit some Santa Cruz County wineries: Bonny Doon, David Bruce, Bargetto, and Burrell School Vineyards. The Bonny Doon visit was a fun as you would expect if you are at all familiar with their wines, their bottle labels, and their sense of … More Human Creativity And Interstate Wine ShipmentMore Human Creativity And Interstate Wine Shipment

My Friend Simone’s Cool Research

Lynne Kiesling I am in California after having attended the Presidential Banquet of the Economic History Association annual meeting on Saturday night. One of the best things about attending the banquet was catching up with friends, including my friend Simone Wegge, whose research in 19th century migration is highlighted in this profile. Very cool stuff! … More My Friend Simone’s Cool Research

Baghwati On Kerry’s Trade Policy

Lynne Kiesling One of the downsides of being in California at the moment (and having taken a much needed lie in!) was that Juan Non-Volokh beat me to it in blogging Jadish Baghwati’s WSJ commentary today (subscription required) on Kerry’s “Muddled and Maddening” trade policy. It’s a very good piece. … More Baghwati On Kerry’s Trade Policy

Antitrust And The Schumpeterian Dynamic In Erp Software

Lynne Kiesling Today the Wall Street Journal had an editorial (subscription required) commenting on the antitrust policy implications of last week’s District Court decision to allow Oracle to proceed with its hostile takeover offer for PeopleSoft. Their observations focus on a crucial issue in antitrust policy, one that antitrust economists have been struggling with for … More Antitrust And The Schumpeterian Dynamic In Erp SoftwareMore Antitrust And The Schumpeterian Dynamic In Erp Software