Arthur’s Seat’s Mini Saga Contest

Lynne Kiesling Adam over at Arthur’s Seat has announced a mini saga contest: A Mini Saga must be exactly 50 words. A Mini Saga must tell a story. The story must have a beginning, a middle and an end. The title may have no more than 10 words, and is not counted as part of … More Arthur’s Seat’s Mini Saga ContestMore Arthur’s Seat’s Mini Saga Contest

Peak Oil Optimist On California Electricity

Lynne Kiesling Rob over at Peak Oil Optimist has a post with further ruminations on the prospects for electricity in California this summer in the context of the Pacific Northweste drought. Rob accurately points out something that I overlooked the other day, which is the vital role that transmission constraints will play in whether or … More Peak Oil Optimist On California ElectricityMore Peak Oil Optimist On California Electricity

KP Takes It On The Road To France

Lynne Kiesling I leave this evening for a three-week sojourn as a Professeur Invit? at the Universit? Paris-Sud, giving a talk there, running some experiments with my co-author Carine Staropoli at Universit? Paris-Sorbonne, and other things. I’ll post some economics posts, and some travel posts, during my visit. The first thing I do is on … More KP Takes It On The Road To FranceMore KP Takes It On The Road To France

Peering Into The Black Box

Michael Giberson Business Week has posted a story on neuroeconomics. The theme: “By linking economic behavior to brain activity, however, neuroeconomics may finally supply the model that knocks mainstream economics off its throne.” Or maybe, as the article concludes, the neuro approach will just give economists more to argue about for years to come. Well … More Peering Into The Black BoxMore Peering Into The Black Box