Puerto Rico Update

Today Megan McArdle pointed me to a piece on Puerto Rico by Matt Levine. I won’t even try to sommarize it. Instead, just click here. 

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Advent of the Southern Euro

I don’t think ECB will force Greece out of euro; I think it will have to devalue if it wants to reopen its banks ever.

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Happy to be Wrong About TPA

Like every economist worthy of the name I favor free trade. But I also predicted that TPA would never make it to the Oval Office. I was wrong, but in this case I’m happy to be wrong about TPA. Mea culpa.

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Tax Revenue and the Obergefell Decision

Pulling together these disparate elements, my estimate is that the federal government will collect about $375 million in additional tax revenue.

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How Much a Human Life is Worth

The implied value of a human life is between $1,270,181.30 and $1,750,790.44. This compares favorably with the accepted standard of $5 million per human life.

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Letter From Anna Eshoo

Got that? A free, open and accessible Internet requires government regulation! Only in certain parts of Washington, D.C. does that make any sense.

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Mountain View in the News

There are a lot of Mountain Views around the U.S. This is a sample of recent news stories.

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The OPM Intrusion

And there you have it. President Obama’s pattern of staffing the top three or four levels of every single federal agency with people whose only qualification is loyalty to him personally has just put American lives and security at risk. A lot of risk.

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Anna Schwartz for the Ten Dollar Bill

If you can think of a better choice for the $10 bill I’d like to hear it. However, along with others, I believe Dr. Schwartz should share that real estate with Mr. Hamilton.

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Bitcoin in Argentina

Another pair of startups is using bitcoins as an intermediate currency in foreign exchange transactions. Today the intermediate currency is the U.S. dollar.

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