OPEC TO BOOST OIL PRODUCTION BY 2 PERCENT IN APRIL

Lynne Kiesling OPEC has just announced its intention to boost production by 2 percent in April, in response to which prices fell to below $55/barrel. See one of these many news stories for further details and analysis. … More OPEC TO BOOST OIL PRODUCTION BY 2 PERCENT IN APRIL

RECIPE DU JOUR: CARBONADES FLAMANDES

Lynne Kiesling Taking a quick break … found this lovely recipe for Carbonades Flamandes at Chocolate & Zucchini, a French foodie blog that I enjoy. Sounds just the thing for a late winter/early spring weekend dish. She even suggests making your own pain d’Úpice instead of buying one. I can get a decent one here … More RECIPE DU JOUR: CARBONADES FLAMANDESMore RECIPE DU JOUR: CARBONADES FLAMANDES

ANTI-CHOICE ARGUMENTS AND ADAPTIVE INSTITUTIONAL DESIGN

Lynne Kiesling Back home, enjoying the early morning alertness that comes with east-west-flying jet lag … one of the first places I went was Virginia Postrel’s new Forbes column on the Barry Schwartz & Company anti-choice literature. I’ve always found these anti-choice arguments unpersuasive; at worst you can argue that too much choice can increase … More ANTI-CHOICE ARGUMENTS AND ADAPTIVE INSTITUTIONAL DESIGNMore ANTI-CHOICE ARGUMENTS AND ADAPTIVE INSTITUTIONAL DESIGN