Macroeconomic Implications of Residential Electricity Consumption

Lynne Kiesling At Grist, Sean Casten muses on the macroeconomic implications of trends in electricity consumption. His musings focus on the established correlation between electricity consumption and economic activity, an association that he fleshed out in an earlier post. In these two posts he looks at trends in residential, commercial, and industrial electricity consumption over … More Macroeconomic Implications of Residential Electricity Consumption

Hello [Tap Tap Tap] … is This Thing On?

Lynne Kiesling Hi, how are you? Long time no chat. I hope you are all well. I’ve been lurking, but not feeling like I’ve wanted to talk about what I’ve been up to. I do have some research I’ve been working on that I want to discuss, finally. But what’s really captured my mental bandwidth … More Hello [Tap Tap Tap] … is This Thing On?

Energy News and Outlook: Meet the New Year, Same As the Old Year

Michael Giberson A handful of energy news stories and commentary on the energy outlook: John Tierney’s energy resource optimism and James Hamilton’s response at Econbrowser. I like the response of the first commenter, Ricardo, to Hamilton: “It is not that crude oil will be with us forever but that energy sources will always give us … More Energy News and Outlook: Meet the New Year, Same As the Old Year