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Differences in national rates of Covid-19 infection may be partly due to differences in household sizes. While many questions about the Covid-19 virus are currently unanswered, one point on which there has been wide agreement is that transmission is more … Continue reading
In many cities around the world, there are wild animal species whose presence is enjoyed by some and a nuisance to others. Management of such species should be informed by economic analysis as well as ecological, ethical and animal welfare … Continue reading
The economic theory of public goods is sometimes assumed to be adaptable in a straightforward manner to public bads. Here I consider some implications of the fact that such bads are usually mitigable. Consider a region around an airport, subjected … Continue reading