Posts Tagged ‘TANSTAAFL’

  • The Market System: Parking Ideas

    Dec 27, 12 • 249 Views • No Comments

    Sort of like lunch, there is no such thing as a free parking space. It costs us dollars or time. Hoping to optimize so valuable a commodity, some cities are installing parking devices that use demand and supply to price spots. The approach resembles a...  [read more]

  • Cost benefit analysis for hand washing and drying involves minimizing bacteria

    Cost Benefit Analysis: Hand Drying

    Dec 19, 12 • 619 Views • No Comments

    How about thinking economically when you dry your hands? Pulling together 12 studies on hand-drying, Mayo Clinic researchers did a cost benefit analysis of paper towels v. hot air. Because they were most concerned with hospitals and other health care...  [read more]