Virginia Postrel on Delta’s refinery purchase

Lynne Kiesling Just a quick note to accompany the discussion in the comments on Mike’s post about Southwest Airlines, Delta Airlines, and fuel price hedging: a couple of weeks ago Virginia Postrel had a very good analysis of the reasons why the Delta-Conoco transaction is not a good idea, in her regular column at Bloomberg … More Virginia Postrel on Delta’s refinery purchase

Effective philanthropic aid and the Solow growth model

Lynne Kiesling For the past year and a half a lot of my mental bandwidth has been dedicated to learning how to teach principles of macroeconomics. It’s harder than you think, and harder than I thought; yes, every academic economist should be able to teach it in terms of the knowing the material, but that’s … More Effective philanthropic aid and the Solow growth model