So Long, WOXY

Lynne Kiesling WOXY and I started up in Oxford, Ohio at the same time, 1983. Without WOXY my college life would have been miserable (OK, a little hyperbole, but just go with it); with WOXY, it was independent, fun, challenging, intense, at least in terms of the music I listened to. WOXY was the glue … More So Long, WOXYMore So Long, WOXY

Tea Bags: Consumer Marketing and Product Innovation

Lynne Kiesling A follow-up to my recent musings on the health benefits of tea, one of my favorite beverages and daily rituals: innovation is occurring in the bagged tea market. This NYT article on new tea bag designs is very interesting, whether you are a tea drinker or not. Most people are familiar with the … More Tea Bags: Consumer Marketing and Product InnovationMore Tea Bags: Consumer Marketing and Product Innovation

EconBrowser on Falling Gasoline Prices

Jim Hamilton has a a great post on the fundamentals underlying his correct prediction of falling gasoline prices. Lots of great information about the connection between spot and forward prices, and what you can infer from forward prices about expectations. He also discusses the reasons for this relatively precipitous decline in retail gasoline prices. So … More EconBrowser on Falling Gasoline PricesMore EconBrowser on Falling Gasoline Prices

Maryland Court Says Legislature Overstepped Authority in Regulatory Battle

Michael Giberson Maryland’s highest court has ruled that the state’s legislature overstepped its authority when it passed a law firing the five members of the Public Service Commission and directing the Governor to appoint replacements from a legislature-selected list of candidates. All is not yet sweetness and light in Maryland, however, as one prominent gubernatorial … More Maryland Court Says Legislature Overstepped Authority in Regulatory BattleMore Maryland Court Says Legislature Overstepped Authority in Regulatory Battle

Maryland Court Says Legislature Overstepped Authority in Regulatory Battle

Michael Giberson Maryland’s highest court has ruled that the state’s legislature overstepped its authority when it passed a law firing the five members of the Public Service Commission and directing the Governor to appoint replacements from a legislature-selected list of candidates. All is not yet sweetness and light in Maryland, however, as one prominent gubernatorial … More Maryland Court Says Legislature Overstepped Authority in Regulatory BattleMore Maryland Court Says Legislature Overstepped Authority in Regulatory Battle