Blog Review 709


Might the privatisation of Russian farmland finally be starting? And might it be in a form which would easily enable a future renationalisation?

The new Google Chrome. Turns out incentives really do matter.

A simple chart showing why France doesn't face the same energy problems that the UK does. A rather worse example of governments picking winners.

Why we might not actually want to have any nationalisation of lending for housing.

It was always going to happen, wasn't it? A tax on sex: but only on the externalities of course.

There is more joy in heaven over one sinner that repenteth....

And finally, no, the English are not bananas, straight or curved.