Month: August 2016

Would Companies Voluntarily Go Green?

Gary Johnson recently started talking about supporting a CO2 fee, although he even more recently took it back. Of course when he first supported it I called him out on social media, but some of my less economically literate friends

Technical Efficiency is So Underrated

This article anecdotally rants about how libertarians, economists, and others pay lots of attention to utilitarian efficiency and very little to technical efficiency. Refresher: Technical efficiency means that a given level of output is produced using the least-cost set of

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4 Factors of Question Quality

This article discusses some of the properties of a good question or research project. Consider a group of research activities. They are expected to have a variety of costs and benefits. From economics we can generally assert that the quantity

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