Stealing common words

The Euro­pean Com­mis­sion is prepar­ing a list of 35 com­mon food names such as “parme­san” and “feta” whose use it wants banned through­out the world except w...

Confusing Product with Process

“Jacque­line Peel(link to Social Sci­ence Research Network)”:http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/delivery.cfm/SSRN_ID423322_code030716630.pdf?abstractid=423322 from the...

Comparative advantage

“Arnold Kling(link to EconLog)”:http://econlog.econlib.org/archives/000189.html asks how to explain com­par­a­tive advan­tage so that a jour­nal­ist under­stand...

NY Times keeps the pressure up

The Times is con­tin­u­ing to ham­mer the need for reform of world agri­cul­ture mar­kets. From Sunday’s edi­to­r­i­al ” By rig­ging the glob­al trade game agai...

Long road to an FTA

I’m quot­ed in Sunday’s “Age(link to The Age Newspaper)”:http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2003/07/20/1058639660465.html on the nego­ti­a­tions that resume this...