The Perfect As The Enemy Of The Good

Lynne Kiesling While we’re linking to PFF posts, I particularly think that more people should consider the ideas that Ray raises in this post on the perils of a naive acceptance of the perfect competition model. The point is the damage done by perfect competition models to the regulatory psyche. There is an unstated supposition … More The Perfect As The Enemy Of The GoodMore The Perfect As The Enemy Of The Good

Slashdot Thread On Alternative Fuels

Lynne Kiesling Reader Robert Schwartz sends a link to a Slashdot thread on alternate fuels. Lots of hydrogen, nuclear, solar discussion. Of the posts I read, though, when people compare the costs of each, no one seemed to correct for/account for the subsidies that different technologies get. For example, there’s lots of folks in there … More Slashdot Thread On Alternative FuelsMore Slashdot Thread On Alternative Fuels

A House Update, Including Lilacs

Lynne Kiesling I haven’t written much about the house, largely because KP is meant to be primarily a professional outlet, but since it’s been the thing that has consumed most of my emotional energy over the past three months … It’s coming along. This weekend was the first time that I could actually say that … More A House Update, Including LilacsMore A House Update, Including Lilacs

Anticompetitive Bundling?

Over on the PFF Blog, Ray Gifford responds to an economist’s concern over the potential anticompetitive effects of bundling. Read about The Sinister Practice of Bundling. … More Anticompetitive Bundling?