Posts Tagged ‘transportation’

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    What Can An N-Gram Tell Us?

    Dec 20, 11 • 110 Views • Economic History, Economic Thinkers, InnovationNo Comments

    For laughing and learning this TED talk is wonderful.  Having digitized 15 million books, Google enabled us to access a mammoth body of knowledge. However, just reading the entries from the year 2000, without eating or sleeping, absorbing 200 words a...

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    Driving Costs

    Jun 28, 11 • 120 Views • Behavioral Economics, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Economic Debates, Environment, RegulationNo Comments

    Describing traffic policy in several European cities, the NY Times tells of poorly synchronized green lights, congestion pricing, auto-free zones. When drivers are inconvenienced, there are fewer cars, fewer emissions, happier pedestrians and bikers. One...