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October 24, 2008

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Lee McKusick

I have been developing a proposal to put freight carts on public buses. The idea is to allow a few people to operate without a car available at all times.

The long travel times on buses is appearing as big problem in making this scheme practical.

I see this project as sharing a problem with a lot of the future schemes mentioned in The End of Oil: How do we subsidize or pay for it?

What I think is needed is a science for designing, trying and adjusting this general bag of what economists call "transfer payments".

Dating back to Milton Friedman, economists have identified problems with transfer payments.

Who has a handle on this problem?


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Lee McKusick

I have been developing a proposal to put freight carts on public buses. The idea is to allow a few people to operate without a car available at all times.

The long travel times on buses is appearing as big problem in making this scheme practical.

I see this project as sharing a problem with a lot of the future schemes mentioned in The End of Oil: How do we subsidize or pay for it?

What I think is needed is a science for designing, trying and adjusting this general bag of what economists call "transfer payments".

Dating back to Milton Friedman, economists have identified problems with transfer payments.

Who has a handle on this problem?


http://lessco2essay.blogspot.com/

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