Economics and Culture of Australian and French Wine

Lynne Kiesling Charles Bremner is the (London) Times Paris correspondent, and he had an interesting post the other day about the economics and culture of French and Australian wine: Australia’s success at selling its supposedly simple-minded wines has now created something of a French-style grape glut around Adelaide, with producers turning out too much plonk … More Economics and Culture of Australian and French WineMore Economics and Culture of Australian and French Wine

Ask Your Sweetie: Public or Private Property?

Lynne Kiesling I suppose it’s an indication of how much of a property rights geek I am that Tyler Cowen’s post on Randian Valentine’s rhetoric almost made me fall out of my chair laughing. Condensed version: Your sweetie: “You treat me like property.” You: “Public or private?” Splendid. … More Ask Your Sweetie: Public or Private Property?