Megan Mcardle Live-blogs an Iphone Line

Lynne Kiesling Megan McArdle is in line for a new iPhone at the Apple store at Clarendon, in Arlington, Virginia. My favorite of her economist-y observations: The line’s a little disorderly, but no matter, because in a touching display of spontaneous order, the first people here started a paper list to keep track. Of course, … More Megan Mcardle Live-blogs an Iphone LineMore Megan Mcardle Live-blogs an Iphone Line

Giberson to Texas Tech University

Michael Giberson My posting will be light over the next two weeks or so as I switch jobs and move a little more than half-way across the country. Beginning with the fall semester I will be teaching in the energy commerce program at Texas Tech University‘s Rawls College of Business. … More Giberson to Texas Tech University

Heavy Demand for Wind Power Exposes Weak Links in Supply Chain

Michael Giberson In the booming business of building wind power systems, manufacturers have found a number of critical components to be hard to find. From Renewable Energy World magazine: In recent years component shortages have occurred in a number of key supply chain areas including single main bearings, gearboxes, generators, main shafts, control cabinets, and … More Heavy Demand for Wind Power Exposes Weak Links in Supply ChainMore Heavy Demand for Wind Power Exposes Weak Links in Supply Chain