Posts Tagged ‘California’

  • eggs California Regulatory Policy

    The California/Missouri Chicken Cage Disagreement

    Mar 6, 14 • 1222 Views • No Comments

    Sort of like coach or first class, most of the chickens that lay our eggs live in a battery or a colony cage.  In the typical cage called the battery, a chicken has 67 square inches. By contrast, colony cages are spacious enclosures. Equipped with perches......  [read more]

  • Jimmy Fallon NYS tax incentives

    Law & Order and Jimmy Fallon

    Feb 20, 14 • 477 Views • No Comments

    States can use taxes for more than revenue. Our story begins when NYC lost the $79 million that Law & Order generated annually because NBC cancelled the show. Just feeding the actors for 14 years meant $1.5 million to David’s Gourmet Catering and......  [read more]

  • almond demand and supply

    A Nutty Demand and Supply Story

    Dec 26, 13 • 2423 Views • No Comments

    Our almond story starts on the demand side in China with a name change. Just like apricot kernals, California almonds had been called xing ren until the apricot kernel growers accused the Americans of “deceiving consumers.” Trying to minimize a......  [read more]

  • Job Gains in Texas and Losses in Caifornia and Florida

    Austin and Oakland: A Tale of 2 Cities

    Dec 4, 12 • 463 Views • No Comments

    Sort of, we can “celebrate” a birthday. 5 years ago, the Great Recession began. And that takes us to Texas where they can celebrate. Among the large metropolitan areas in the US, Austin (#1), Houston (#2), San Antonio (#4) and Dallas (#7) are in......  [read more]

  • Our Transportation Infrastructure is Crumbling

    A Path for Driverless Cars

    Nov 3, 12 • 873 Views • 2 Comments

    A self-driving car could be a pleasure… The day would begin with a pick-up that you scheduled through your phone app. When your self-driving car arrived at your front door, you would get in, check today’s drive time and start to prepare for your......  [read more]