Living Well: Purchasing Power ...

Jul 26, 2009 by

Often, people say that they wish America was more like Europe, as Europeans supposedly have a higher quality of life. Just as I have...

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Market-Based Environmentalism

May 27, 2008 by

While many environmentalists have talked to “saving the Earth” and “reducing pollution,” for some people, the...

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Everything is Negotiable

Oct 14, 2007 by

Today, I wanted to eat a chicken cheese steak (a Philadelphia specialty) from a food truck. There were two food trucks sitting next to...

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The Cost of Living

May 15, 2007 by

Over the last thirteen months, I have lived in Boston and Philadelphia. I will soon be moving to Louisville for the summer. In Boston,...

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It's Tax Time: The Tax Li...

Apr 5, 2007 by

Revised thanks to the careful reading of Mai Mai Lin!   Taxes are due this year on Tuesday, April 17th. (Usually, taxes are due on...

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Transaction Costs

Feb 5, 2007 by

Many financial exchanges that appear profitable on paper are not profitable in reality due to transaction costs. In There’s More...

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