Energy Markets and Policies at Winds of Change

Lynne Kiesling Welcome to Winds of Change readers coming to KP from the Energy Markets and Policies roundup there, and thanks to John for his kind mention. There’s a lot of great content aggregated there, so check it out! … More Energy Markets and Policies at Winds of Change

Complexity Blog

Lynne Kiesling Thanks to Ian at Truck and Barter for his pointer to Complexity Blog, from two Michigan graduate students. They are certainly hitting on some topics that overlap with our interests here at KP. … More Complexity Blog

Wireless Connectivity Is Not A Public Good

Lynne Kiesling Mike Madison responds to my earlier post on wireless in Pittsburgh’s Market Square. I argue that the businesses would benefit from the wireless, and thus have an incentive to pay for it. Mike responds: The answer is pretty obvious, at least to me: The city, or some public authority, is the right entity … More Wireless Connectivity Is Not A Public GoodMore Wireless Connectivity Is Not A Public Good

Oil Price Discussion: Instapundit Podcast

Lynne Kiesling I am on the most recent “Glenn and Helen” Instapundit podcast, discussing oil prices with Glenn, Helen, and Roger Stern from Johns Hopkins. One of the several things I didn’t mention that I wanted to was the effect of exploiting the Canadian oil sands. Oil prices above $30-35/barrel make it economical to extract … More Oil Price Discussion: Instapundit PodcastMore Oil Price Discussion: Instapundit Podcast

Marcus Cole on Mortgage Counseling in Chicago

Lynne Kiesling Marcus Cole, a law professor at Stanford, is one of the smartest and nicest people I know. Happily, he is guest-blogging at blackprof.com. Sadly, the legal change to which he applies his considerable analytical skills is disturbing: On Tuesday, in addition to Mrs. King’s passing and Justice Alito’s elevation, the State of Illinois … More Marcus Cole on Mortgage Counseling in ChicagoMore Marcus Cole on Mortgage Counseling in Chicago