Klein’s review of The Wealth of Networks

Lynne Kiesling I like Peter Klein’s review in the Independent Review of Yochai Benkler’s The Wealth of Networks. Apart from giving a good overview of the Benkler work, Peter offers some original insights that are worth thinking about. For example: To ensure open access to the networked economy, Benkler favors a public-ownership network infrastructure, loose … More Klein’s review of The Wealth of Networks

WSJ profile of Pete Boettke and modern Austrian economics

Lynne Kiesling This weekend’s Wall Street Journal has, for your reading pleasure, a wonderful profile of Pete Boettke. Many of you know Pete as an economics professor at George Mason, a contributor to Coordination Problem, and a tireless and fierce intellect to be reckoned with. He is also a good friend to Knowledge Problem, and … More WSJ profile of Pete Boettke and modern Austrian economics

Rainy days, but not Sundays, will get them down

Michael Giberson From the “Things that make you go Hmmmm” file, note things take an interesting turn in paragraph 4: W2 Energy, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has become a research affiliate of the Arizona Research Institute for Solar Energy (AzRISE). AzRISE (www.azrise.org) is a global institute at the University of Arizona in … More Rainy days, but not Sundays, will get them down

Bootleggers and Baptists alert: RIAA and radio broadcasters

Lynne Kiesling Bruce Yandle, call your office — it’s another bootleggers and Baptists alert! This time it’s RIAA and radio broadcasters, who usually are at loggerheads over things like song royalties but have found common cause and joined forces to lobby the FCC to mandate that all mobile devices have an FM receiver implanted in … More Bootleggers and Baptists alert: RIAA and radio broadcasters