Electricity Consumption and Autonomous Control: Technology and Prices to Devices for Decentralized Coordination

Lynne Kiesling One of my favorite things about our house renovation is the spiffy, brandy-new Kitchenaid refrigerator that you can see in the corner of this kitchen photo: It’s well-designed, it’s energy-efficient, it keeps our food and drink beautifully … and, because I am particular about mineral and biological tastes in water, I love its … More Electricity Consumption and Autonomous Control: Technology and Prices to Devices for Decentralized CoordinationMore Electricity Consumption and Autonomous Control: Technology and Prices to Devices for Decentralized Coordination

The Consequences of Falling Oil Prices, and the Benefits of High Oil Prices

Lynne Kiesling At Econbrowser, Jim Hamilton has a very thorough post on the economic consequences of falling oil prices. Consumer confidence, inflation, GDP, Fed policy, … and his conclusion is not very optimistic in the short run. In fact, here’s a question for you: will the short-run and long-run adaptations of consumers and producers actually … More The Consequences of Falling Oil Prices, and the Benefits of High Oil PricesMore The Consequences of Falling Oil Prices, and the Benefits of High Oil Prices