Posts Tagged ‘inelasticity’

  • Housing bubble and elasticity and factal math

    A New Cause of the Housing Bubble

    Feb 28, 14 • 546 Views • No Comments

    In the 663 page report from the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (remember them???), the 2000-2011 real estate boom and bust is blamed on relatively predictable conditions. Just glancing at their chapter titles and conclusions, you can see that they blame...  [read more]

  • Demand and Supply for Pricing Super Bowl Tickets

    Is $3.9 Million the Right Price for a Super Bowl Ad?

    Jan 28, 14 • 650 Views • No Comments

    In an ad for the (Super Bowl) ad, Stephen Colbert talks about Wonderful Pistachios. Fox said its Super Bowl TV ad inventory (estimated at 65 spots) for the game is sold out. According to Ad Age, that inventory included 30 seconds during the first unscheduled...  [read more]

  • Colorado recreational marijuana regulation

    Is Colorado’s Marijuana Tax Too High?

    Jan 2, 14 • 1079 Views • No Comments

    Colorado has a nasal ranger. Concerned with the increasing odor of marijuana in the streets now that its recreational purchase is legal, Colorado has made it possible to quantify the smell. Last year, between January and September, 11 of Denver’s 85...  [read more]

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    Becoming An Eco-Driver

    Mar 11, 12 • 253 Views • No Comments

    With the price of gas marching skyward, more of us might become eco-drivers. Based on a report from the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI), here are some (slightly irreverent but accurate) rules for eco-driving: During warm...  [read more]