Ben Stein on High Oil and Gas Prices

Michael Giberson So, the mob goes after someone to lynch, even if that person is innocent. After all, as the immortal Bob Dylan sang long ago, “A lot of people have knives and forks, and they don’t have nothing on their plates, and they have to cut something.” This comes to mind because of the … More Ben Stein on High Oil and Gas PricesMore Ben Stein on High Oil and Gas Prices

Virginia Postrel: Economics Saves Lives

Michael Giberson Virginia Postrel says “Economics saves lives.” She referring to the New England Kidney Exchange, which is based on the economic systems design work of Al Roth at Harvard. (I would call it “market design work,” but using the “market” word might suggest the institution runs afoul of current laws against bribing people to … More Virginia Postrel: Economics Saves LivesMore Virginia Postrel: Economics Saves Lives