James Schneider

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Name: James Schneider
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Weekly Newsletter 14 April 2014

The view across the Nairobi skyline from Eastleigh. Photograph by Neil Carrier.Dear Reader,Dozens of people were killed this morning when two bomb blasts hit a busy bus station on the outskirts of Abuja, Nigeria. No-one has claimed immediate responsibility ... [Published Think Africa Press - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Longer Pub Hours, Fewer Car Accidents in England and Wales, by James Schneider

In recent history, the UK has liberalized its rules concerning the hours that pubs can operate. For example, the Licensing Act of 1988 implemented the following changes: pubs could remain open until 11 pm instead of closing at 9:30 pm, the restrictive ... [Published EconLog - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Not Just Horsepower but Power without Horses, by James Schneider

For awhile, I've been vaguely aware of Norman Borlaug's importance without knowing very much about him. Recently, I've read a Borlaug biography called Our Daily Bread by Noel Vietmeyer. At this point in my life, I don't have the time to read three-volume ... [Published EconLog - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Students offer history lessons

LEHMAN TWP. — Students at Penn State Wilkes-Barre’s annual History Day event highlighted historical realities in the light of this year’s theme “Rights and Responsibilities.”Students were encouraged to explore diverse areas of study, including areas of ... [Published Wilkes-Barre Times Leader - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

The (Metaphorical) Bet: Paul Ehrlich versus Norman Borlaug, by James Schneider

Like many libertarians, I find the bet between Paul Ehrlich and Julian Simon to be a fascinating episode in intellectual history. However, I've always been even more interested in Ehrlich's descriptions of imminent mass starvation from The Population ... [Published EconLog - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Reader applauds recent editorial

I applaud your March 25 editorial . Sussex County cannot afford to continue to piecemeal upzoning and increase density as proposed in the Winswept Stable and RV campground projects. I fully agree that a comprehensive plan that looks at roads and infrastructure ... [Published Cape Gazette - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Did Mortgage-Security Professionals Time the Housing Crash?, by James Schneider

A forthcoming AER paper examines whether professionals in the mortgage securitization industry foresaw the housing crash. If these professionals knew that they were buying and selling toxic assets, they would betray this knowledge by their personal ... [Published EconLog - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

A Few Dangers of Heroin Prohibition, by James Schneider

In a recent post, David Henderson commented on how people view the horrors of drugs: But what so few people seem to understand is that virtually all their horror stories about drugs occurred during a time when drugs were illegal....But if all these ... [Published EconLog - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Lost and found: A happy hunting tale

A search and rescue story submitted by Anton Schneider, a past resident of Fort St. James. Schneider lived in Fort St. James from 1958 to 1967 with his wife Theresa and their four children. This is one of the many tales the 85-year-old still recalls from ... [Published Caledonia Courier - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Winswept project moves closer to a decision

Developers of a proposed residential planned community along Route 24 will have to wait a few more weeks to see if Sussex County officials will approve the project.Planning and zoning commissioners are expected to make a recommendation during their Thursday, ... [Published Cape Gazette - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Crisis in CAR: forgotten - now ignored?

It has been a year now since a mostly Muslim rebel coalition staged a coup in Central African Republic, and a campaign of looting and killing that followed.It has prompted a violent backlash from Christian militias. Thousands of people have died with ... [Published Al Jazeera - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Paris Flirts With Banning Cars Based on License-Plate Number, by James Schneider

Recently, a lack of wind and rain has inflicted unusually high smog levels on Paris. On Monday, March 17, Paris combatted the dangerously high levels of pollution by barring cars with even-numbered license plates from the roads. The intent was to ban ... [Published EconLog - Mar 24 2014]

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Hypocrisies and contradictions: Western aid and... [Published Polity.org.za - Apr 15 2014]
Weekly Newsletter 14 April 2014 [Published Think Africa Press - Apr 14 2014]
Longer Pub Hours, Fewer Car Accidents in Englan... [Published EconLog - Apr 13 2014]
Not Just Horsepower but Power without Horses, b... [Published EconLog - Apr 07 2014]
Students offer history lessons [Published Wilkes-Barre Times Leader - Apr 06 2014]
The (Metaphorical) Bet: Paul Ehrlich versus Nor... [Published EconLog - Apr 06 2014]
Reader applauds recent editorial [Published Cape Gazette - Apr 04 2014]
Mason Girls 1st, Boys 2nd in Central High Track... [Published Falls Church News-Press - Apr 01 2014]
Did Mortgage-Security Professionals Time the Ho... [Published EconLog - Mar 31 2014]
Weekly Newsletter 31 March 2014 [Published Think Africa Press - Mar 31 2014]
The Market for Less, by Bryan Caplan [Published EconLog - Mar 31 2014]
A Few Dangers of Heroin Prohibition, by James S... [Published EconLog - Mar 30 2014]
Lost and found: A happy hunting tale [Published Caledonia Courier - Mar 29 2014]
Winswept project moves closer to a decision [Published Cape Gazette - Mar 28 2014]
Looking back: Farmington’s status as ‘wet’ or ‘... [Published Farmington Independent - Mar 25 2014]
Crisis in CAR: forgotten - now ignored? [Published Al Jazeera - Mar 24 2014]
Paris Flirts With Banning Cars Based on License... [Published EconLog - Mar 24 2014]
What the Market Says about Your Neighbor's Rest... [Published EconLog - Mar 21 2014]
Looking back: VFW given building to use as hall [Published Rosemount Town Pages - Mar 20 2014]
The problem with data journalism [Published Quartz - Mar 19 2014]
Weekly Newsletter 17 March 2014 [Published Think Africa Press - Mar 17 2014]
The Popularity of Silly Methods, by James Schne... [Published EconLog - Mar 17 2014]
Federal Student Aid Increases Tuition: Cosmetol... [Published EconLog - Mar 16 2014]
St. Paul reaches settlement with man rear-ended... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Mar 14 2014]
Even When More Isn't Merrier, It Can Still Be B... [Published EconLog - Mar 11 2014]
The Modest Problem of Children Having Children,... [Published EconLog - Mar 09 2014]
How Will Legalizing Marijuana Impact Hard Drug ... [Published EconLog - Mar 05 2014]
Inconsistency Killed the Cause: The West’... [Published The Insomnia Files - Mar 04 2014]
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Smoking Prevention: Nagging versus Taxing, by J... [Published EconLog - Feb 27 2014]
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Longer Pub Hours, Fewer Car Accidents in Englan... [Published EconLog - Apr 13 2014]
In recent history, the UK has liberalized its rules concerning the hours that pubs can operate. For example, the Licensing Act of 1988 implemented the following changes: pubs could remain open until 11 pm instead of closing at 9:30 pm, the restrictive ...
Not Just Horsepower but Power without Horses, b... [Published EconLog - Apr 07 2014]
For awhile, I've been vaguely aware of Norman Borlaug's importance without knowing very much about him. Recently, I've read a Borlaug biography called Our Daily Bread by Noel Vietmeyer. At this point in my life, I don't have the time to read three-volume ...
The (Metaphorical) Bet: Paul Ehrlich versus Nor... [Published EconLog - Apr 06 2014]
Like many libertarians, I find the bet between Paul Ehrlich and Julian Simon to be a fascinating episode in intellectual history. However, I've always been even more interested in Ehrlich's descriptions of imminent mass starvation from The Population ...
Did Mortgage-Security Professionals Time the Ho... [Published EconLog - Mar 31 2014]
A forthcoming AER paper examines whether professionals in the mortgage securitization industry foresaw the housing crash. If these professionals knew that they were buying and selling toxic assets, they would betray this knowledge by their personal ...
The Market for Less, by Bryan Caplan [Published EconLog - Mar 31 2014]
Guest blogger James Schneider makes a thought-provoking point about the market for self-control :The market is often better at abetting good habits than it is atdiscouraging bad habits. Imagine an alternate world in which a lot ofpeople aspired to smoke ...
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