March 2021 Friday’s e-links: From a Good Mystery to Making a Vaccine to Ownership

Last updated 3/19/21 Every once in a while, (and sometimes each day) I listen to a great podcast, enjoy an article, or see a good video that I want to share with you. I like to think of them as…

March 2021 Friday’s e-links: From An Awesome Supply Chain to What We Own

Last updated 3/12/21 Every once in a while, (and sometimes each day) I listen to a great podcast, enjoy an article, or see a good video that I want to share with you. I like to think of them as…

March 2021 Friday’s e-links: What We Own

Last updated 3/05/21 Every once in a while, (and sometimes each day) I listen to a great podcast, enjoy an article, or see a good video that I want to share with you. I like to think of them as…

A Mixed Economy: Ownership Incentives

Thinking about our mixed economy in which government and the market intermingle, I have always gravitated to this quote from former Secretary of the Treasury, Lawrence Summers: “In the history of the world, nobody has ever washed a rented car.”…

Asteroids and the Wild West

I’ve been wondering who should own an asteroid. This takes me back, for a moment, to colonial Massachusetts. When many of the first colonists arrived, they farmed communal fields where some got less and others got more. Soon though, unhappy…