Posts Tagged ‘NHTSA’

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    Gas Tax or CAFE?

    Sep 22, 12 • 130 Views • Demand, Supply, and Markets, Economic Debates, Economic Thinkers, Environment, Macroeconomic Measurement, Regulation, Thinking Economically, Uncategorized1 Comment

    The goal is energy conservation. But what is the best way? During the end of August, our newest fuel economy standards were announced. Now CAFE, our Corporate Average Fuel Economy mandate, is close to 29 miles per gallon. The goal is 35.5 for 2016 and 54.5...

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    The Cafe Menu

    Aug 29, 12 • 91 Views • Behavioral Economics, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Economic Debates, Environment, Regulation, Thinking Economically, UncategorizedNo Comments

    How will a 54.5 mpg CAFE (Corporate Average Fuel Economy) mandate affect us? We start with a mystery.  Because Minivans are big and heavy, they should be the source of a large proportion of all traffic fatalities in 2-car accidents. But they are not. Why?...