Re: The Indeterminacy of Individual Economic Actions

2000-07-25 Thread Brian Moore
Since their wasteful government continues to exist; even as wasteful companies wither away this observation holds much appeal to me. -Original Message- From: Robin Hanson [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Tuesday, July 25, 2000 12:42 PM Subject: Re: The

Re: The Economics of the Mini-Bar

2000-09-14 Thread Brian Moore
son - the only thing these products would seem to have in common to me is that they are both alcohol (and/or snacks). This is not a preemptive statement that one is better- just that they seem fundamentally different to me. Brian Moore ESI Corporation -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECT

Re: Tax with positive growth effect

2001-10-31 Thread Brian Moore
How about taxing leisure; which would induce people to work more (or leave)? - Original Message - From: Kristjan Kanarik [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2001 11:20 AM Subject: Tax with positive growth effect Has anybody read/heard about a tax which

Re: Only Economists Tell the Truth?

2002-01-11 Thread Brian Moore
their own neighborhood is better than the average (the lake woebegone effect) - if nothing else it explains why they haven't moved... Salutations, Brian Moore - Original Message - From: Alex Tabarrok [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, January 11, 2002 10:35 AM Subject: Re

RE: Median Voter and Sampling

2002-08-27 Thread Brian Moore
things they don't like, but do not value as much. They are buying a package. Given the likelihood of being the deciding vote and the costs of getting good answers from politicians to tough questions it is a wonder that anyone votes at all... Regards, Brian Moore ESI Corporation -Original

RE: insurance quotes

2002-09-05 Thread Brian Moore
Anecdotally, I've heard that Progressive (the largest insurer I know of that does this) has particularly poor service. Being less costly to provide less service, it would make sense that they will often come up cheaper (with the exceptions being where different factors are considered in the