Thursday, January 20, 2011


Mark Perry says that "Shale Gas Will Rock the World". Julian Simon, wherever he is, is probably smiling.

Peak-oil people may not be listening, but peak-natural gas people apparently have a 250-year cushion.

Aidwatch reports on the possibility of a Paul Romer-type Charter City in Honduras. Why not in one of the U.S. states?

Thomas Garrett and Russel Rhine show that those U.S. states that rank highest on the economic freedom scale experience best job growth.

The economic-recovery-via-green-industrial-policy dream takes a hit (as expected). Two-fers are hard to find anyway.