1. Existing models are fairly poor predictors of future oil production.
2. “Organized Wholesale Markets Are Competitive And Delivering Benefits To Consumers” says the Electric Power Supply Association in this summary of market monitors’ analyses of RTO/ISO power markets in the United States.
3. The Cultural and Political Economy of Reconstruction by Emily Chamlee Wright, about social and economic rebuilding in New Orleans, post Katrina. (Book release seminar today, September 1, at GMU’s Arlington, VA, campus at 12:30 pm.)
4. Mommas, don’t let your babies grow up to be philosophers. At least not if you want them to call.