“Gas Station Owners Were Surprisingly Altruistic During That Time of Crisis”

Michael Giberson The post title was extracted from the conclusion of Henry Neilson’s article, “Price gouging versus price reduction in retail gasoline markets during Hurricane Rita” (Economic Letters, October 2009), but I’m not sure the evidence supports the conclusion of altruism. Neilson collected gasoline price data in the Byran-College Station, Texas, area for several weeks … More “Gas Station Owners Were Surprisingly Altruistic During That Time of Crisis”

Weekend Jaunt from Chicago: New Glarus, Wisconsin

Lynne Kiesling The area around New Glarus, Wisconsin, is one of our favorite places when we want to get out of town. Great roads for cycling, camping, beautiful scenery, and of course the newly-expanded New Glarus Brewery. Gone are the days when we could get Spotted Cow and Uff Da Bock around here; now we … More Weekend Jaunt from Chicago: New Glarus, Wisconsin