Unintended Consequences

Unintended Consequences

I accepted my friend’s invitation to a sunset kayak paddle and then dinner. Most of my kayaking is open ocean, and often for several days. You must take an array of safety equipment on a trip like that.  You take a head lamp, flares, first aid kit, warm clothing, and...

Compassion and Comparative Advantage

Income and wealth inequality have grown in the last fifty years. On National Public Radio a professor in favor of inclusionary housing dismissed the data which seemed to say inclusionary housing policies decreased the rate of construction in the inclusionary housing...

Public Issues: California’s Housing Shortage

You can’t have a conversation about the housing situation in California today without the words “shortage” or “crisis.” National media love to write about our “astronomical” housing prices and rents. Unfortunately, the crisis is real, and Californians don’t seem to...