A Commons Experiment In Luxembourg Gardens

Lynne Kiesling At the south end of the Luxembourg Gardens in Paris there are three stretches of grass. As you would expect with the Cartesian rationality symmetry inherent in French landscaping, the larger rectangle of grass faces the exact middle of the Palace. The two slightly narrower rectangles are the same length as the middle … More A Commons Experiment In Luxembourg GardensMore A Commons Experiment In Luxembourg Gardens

Running In Les Jardins Du Luxembourg

Lynne Kiesling After work today I went for a run in the Luxembourg Gardens, which is a convenient two-minute jog from my apartment. The experience was different from the last time I did so, which was several years ago. Now only a few locals look at you strangely when you run, and of the 15 … More Running In Les Jardins Du LuxembourgMore Running In Les Jardins Du Luxembourg

Chevrontexaco Buys Unocal

Lynne Kiesling ChevronTexaco has purchased Unocal, which will give them access to Unocal’s valuable oil and natural gas holdings. Note that this does little, if anything, in the short run to increase exploration activity or the aggregate amount of energy reserves. If the merger leads to some economies of scale and/or scope, then the probability … More Chevrontexaco Buys UnocalMore Chevrontexaco Buys Unocal