Would Someone Please Check the Price of Bread in Connecticut? Another Zone Pricing Post

Michael Giberson Would someone please check current prices for bread in the towns of Greenwich, Port Chester, and Stamford, Connecticut? A December 23 story in the Greenwich Time notes the arrival, finally, of gasoline prices below $2/gallon in Greenwich, “after weeks of being surrounded by less-than-$2 in gas in municipalities such as Stamford and Port … More Would Someone Please Check the Price of Bread in Connecticut? Another Zone Pricing Post

“Congress Didn’t Intend to Create Suvs”

“Ironically, it was the fuel economy standards adopted by Congress in 1975 that set the stage for the later surge of gas-guzzlingSUVs and light trucks.” … More “Congress Didn’t Intend to Create Suvs”

Couple of “Food Miles” Items

Lynne Kiesling One topic that has gotten some attention in 2008 is “food miles”, or the estimate of the environmental impact of the total resource use and transportation required to get food from grower to consumer. One argument for eating more locally-produced food is that it reduces the transportation impact; however, in making that argument … More Couple of “Food Miles” Items

The Blagojevich Saga: the Psychology of Power, and Rent-seeking

Lynne Kiesling Two items have kept my attention over the holidays with respect to the Blagojevich fiasco. First, back when the story first broke, our local NPR station interviewed my colleague Adam Galinsky on the psychology of power. Adam’s research is fascinating, and in this interview he communicates very effectively how positions of power affect … More The Blagojevich Saga: the Psychology of Power, and Rent-seeking