Posts Tagged ‘cost’

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    The Locavore Challenge

    Aug 24, 10 • 160 Views • Environment, Households, Thinking Economically1 Comment

    Being a locavore is not always easy but it can feel very good. Those of us who are locavores believe that we are helping the planet by saving on transport costs and emissions, patronizing small businesses rather than distant impersonal corporate giants, and

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    Costly Legislation

    May 28, 10 • 165 Views • Government, Labor, Macroeconomic Measurement, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Looking at a recent NY Times article, whose title was, “Cost of Jobs Bill Leaves Some Democrats Leery,” I wondered whether the author realized just how many costs his discussion involved. If passed, the bill would extend jobless pay, provide