Posts Tagged ‘spillover’

  • The spread of refrigeration in China will create positive and negative externalities that relate to productivity, diet, health and the environment.

    The Spillover from Refrigerators in China

    Aug 4, 14 • 445 Views • No Comments

    The spread of refrigeration in China has positive and negative externalities that relate to household diets, greenhouse gases and transport and home waste....  [read more]

  • The externalities created by attempts at energy efficiency can be positive or negative.

    Energy Efficiency Surprises

    May 14, 14 • 523 Views • No Comments

    Our Wednesday Environmental Issue: Trying to optimize energy efficiency, we might have unexpected results. First, where we live… Referring to an environmentally friendly community where he once lived, New Yorker writer David Owen described his 750...  [read more]

  • gender gap women's sports and March Madness

    How is March Madness About Women?

    Mar 31, 14 • 563 Views • No Comments

    Our Monday Gender Issue: “A woman’s place is on home, first, second, and third.” A League of Their Own, 1992 45 years ago, cheerleading and square dancing were the sports we associated with young women while only 1 in 27 high school girls...  [read more]

  • Japanese fertility and aging problms

    5 Best Places To Be Born

    Nov 16, 13 • 430 Views • No Comments

    In 1988, the United States was ranked #1 as the best country in which to be born. The people who did the ranking for The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) selected criteria that you would expect. They included GDP per capita, economic growth, literacy and...  [read more]

  • In NYC and China, developers are building smaller apartments.

    Micro-Apartments

    Oct 23, 12 • 568 Views • No Comments

    An iPad turns on the lights, the shower is a futuristic sounding vertical tube near the door and the bed becomes seating.  Occupying 161 square feet, this Dongguan, China micro-apartment is the size of a US mall parking space. But, at $133 a square foot...  [read more]