Paris-roubaix Bicycle Race This Sunday

Lynne Kiesling Ooooooh! If only I were better organized. I am going to visit dear friends in Hamburg this weekend, but if I had paid a lick of attention I would have chosen to be in Paris on Sunday for the kickoff of the 103rd Paris-Roubaix, one of the classic bicycle races in all the … More Paris-roubaix Bicycle Race This SundayMore Paris-roubaix Bicycle Race This Sunday

Macroblog On Energy Prices

Lynne Kiesling Here’s a nice post on energy prices at Macroblog (and he’s even one of my homies, who knew?) that is worth a read. Yes, as he points out, oil importing countries do see the increase in oil prices as an inward shift in their supply curve. But it’s also true that, unlike the … More Macroblog On Energy PricesMore Macroblog On Energy Prices

Ownership Structures As Alternatives To Traditional Regulation?

Lynne Kiesling I have taken advantage of the relative liberty and calm of the past three days to work on an overdue paper with a co-author, to whom I owe my share of the work. The question is this: in a physical network that retains some natural monopoly characteristics while some of the rest of … More Ownership Structures As Alternatives To Traditional Regulation?More Ownership Structures As Alternatives To Traditional Regulation?

Palgrave Entry On Hayek Available Online

Lynne Kiesling Some of you KP readers may be saying “who’s this Hayek guy that she’s always on about?” Well, yesterday in the course of looking for something else I found (via Google) that Roger Garrison’s entry on Hayek in the New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics (1987) is available online. It’s part biography, part intellectual … More Palgrave Entry On Hayek Available OnlineMore Palgrave Entry On Hayek Available Online

The French Paradox

Lynne Kiesling While browsing last evening after dinner I found this interesting discussion at The Morning News about “the French paradox”, largely sparked by the recent publication of Mireille Guiliano’s book French Women Don’t Get Fat. It’s essentially a panel discussion about differences between French and American eating, fitness, and social habits as they involve … More The French ParadoxMore The French Paradox