More on bicycle prices in Portland…

Michael Giberson …from Robin Goldstein, after he observed “an unexpectedly spirited and … fascinating debate” in response to his earlier post (commented upon here at KP, but also many other places, including Freakonomics). He wrote, “Many have written to corroborate my claim that used bikes are unusually expensive in Portland, while many others have disputed … More More on bicycle prices in Portland…

Don’t follow the Swedish health care model; follow the Swedish retail electricity model

Lynne Kiesling I am enjoying my Stockholm visit very much, despite the sticker shock while shopping and dining. The discussions at the Mont Pelerin Society meeting are interesting and thought-provoking, including quite a bit of discussion of the incentive problems, and the moral/ethical problems, of the “Swedish welfare state” model. The Swedish model of health … More Don’t follow the Swedish health care model; follow the Swedish retail electricity model