Daily Archive: November 2, 2011


We’re On The Road To Somewhere

The incentive-oriented world view explored at length by works like Freakonomics really appeals to me.  Making every social issue into a problem of inadequate or incorrect incentives can really help to clarify things and...


Of Two Minds At Once

It takes four Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court to bring a case onto the docket. Typically when fewer than four indicate they want to review a case, the case dies a quiet death...