How Might the SEC Relate to SNL?

Starting with an excellent New Yorker magazine profile of SEC Chair Mary Jo White, I wound up at Saturday Night Live. First, some background on Ms. White: A tough federal prosecutor and top partner at…

How to Reduce Your Commuting Delays

Transportation can be called a “friction.” Costing us huge time and money, we spend as much on transportation in the US as on health care. And now, we might add $50 billion to the total. I…

Elasticity: Eating More Meat

Earning more probably means eating more meat. Chinese meat consumption surpassed the US in 1990. Their 7-fold increase since 1980 corresponds to a huge GDP pop–maybe by a 50 multiple. One Austra…

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