Economic understanding: “there’s a lot of confirmation bias out there”

Michael Giberson Do liberals or conservatives of libertarians tend to have a better understanding of economics? It is a question that Daniel Klein and Zeljka Buturovic investigated in a pair of papers appearing in Econ Journal Watch (one and two). The first paper appeared to show that a college education didn’t lead to much improvement in economic … More Economic understanding: “there’s a lot of confirmation bias out there”

“DC, it’s not just for crazy people”

Michael Giberson greentechgrid on the current trend sweeping the nation, “Intel, Ford to Test DC Microgrids: Direct current. It’s so out it’s in“: Intel and Ford Motor Company plan to retrofit select facilities to see if DC power can really curb their electricity consumption. Intel will wrap the facility that houses the energy research group, part … More “DC, it’s not just for crazy people”