Who is Your Favorite Candidate for the Supreme Court?

Michael Giberson So many potential Supreme Court nominees, and so little time to evaluate them all! New World Man has put together a quiz to help you find the one that is right for you. (Be sure to read the update.) It told me I would like Edith Holland Jones: JUDGE EDITH HOLLAN JONESU.S. Court … More Who is Your Favorite Candidate for the Supreme Court?More Who is Your Favorite Candidate for the Supreme Court?

Thinking Out Loud About Resource Adequacy

Lynne Kiesling For the past seven years or so, the phrase “resource adequacy” has received increasing attention in electricity policy. The basic idea is this: before the Energy Policy Act of 1992, vertically-integrated utilities met their future regulatory “obligation to serve” mandate through integrated resource planning (IRP). Customers paid fixed, average, regulated retail rates, and … More Thinking Out Loud About Resource AdequacyMore Thinking Out Loud About Resource Adequacy

Beating the High Cost of Natural Gas

Michael Giberson Raymond Welch is perhaps the only person in Maryland who doesn’t care about the record-breaking heating costs expected to hit homeowners this winter. When Welch hears about soaring energy prices, he smiles and gazes out the window of his farmhouse at his personal natural gas well, which supplies his home with unlimited free … More Beating the High Cost of Natural GasMore Beating the High Cost of Natural Gas

WSJ Econoblog on Post-Katrina Policy

Lynne Kiesling As I mentioned, John Irons and I are this week’s Econobloggers at WSJ Online. It’s free for all readers, and there is also a free discussion area where Journal subscribers and nonsubscribers alike can post their thoughts. I’ll probably have some more running commentary and thoughts here, which I will probably cross-post in … More WSJ Econoblog on Post-Katrina PolicyMore WSJ Econoblog on Post-Katrina Policy