Guests: Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents. Terry Anderson, PERC. Robert Zimmerman, behindtheblack.
Thursday 25 July 2013 / Hour 3, Block A: Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents, in re: review of the past hour's reports.
Thursday 25 July 2013 / Hour 3, Block B: Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents, in re:
Thursday 25 July 2013 / Hour 3, Block C: Terry Anderson, PERC, in re: Transaction Costs and Environmental Markets: The Role of Entrepreneurs Entrepreneurs guide the evolution of property rights, which in turn can lower the transaction costs of using markets to solve environmental problems (see: Oxford Journal's Review of Environmental Economics and Policy).
Thursday 25 July 2013 / Hour 3, Block D: Robert Zimmerman, behindtheblack.com, in re: Chicken Little report: Aerospace defense contractors Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, and Raytheon all show better than expected profits despite sequestration. It seems that each of these companies, finding its profits from defense pork to be relatively flat or dropping slightly, worked harder to sell their other products to other customers, and were generally successful. What a concept! The effort to bring Kepler back to life does not look good.