Ryan Avent
Contributor since: 2009
Latest Articles
So What if GM Made a Big Quarterly Profit?
Would a Congestion Charge Be a Market Price?
Forget 'Manufacturing' - Continued
Forget 'Manufacturing'
Can We Get Ourselves Off Gas?
Housing / Employment Correlation Underscores the Chaos of This Economy
Transportation Legislation: For Whom the Bells Are Tolling
Small Vehicles for Tomorrow
More on the Rise and Fall of Urban Economies
Thoughts on Northrop Grumman's Relocation and Municipal Investments
Understanding the Rise and Fall of Urban Economies
Housing Boom? 7 Cities Where People Are Moving to
Americans, Their Taxes and Transportation Funding
Anecdotal Evidence that a Stronger Recovery Is Afoot - For Some
What If We Invested $680 Billion in Infrastructure?
How That $8,000 Tax Credit Subsidizes Housing Deterioration
If Government Could Envision the Benefits of a World with Less Cars
So What if China Builds Coal Plants?
More Stimulus? Think 'Hydraulic Macro'
Geoengineering, Emissions Curbs and the Ongoing Energy Debate
Study Puts Urban Housing Stock in Perspective
Why Is Stimulus Even Remotely Problematic for Recalculation?
Stimulus Bites: Fun With Made Up Macro
Rail Transport: Why Can't We Learn from Europeans?
The GDP Output Effects of Worker Migration
Cars and the 'Burbs: A Policy Question
On Anti-Suburbanism and Government Land Ownership
Was Cash for Clunkers Worth It?
What Disruptive Technology Can Teach Us About the Economy
Why Offshoring Is Good and Bad for Workers
Thoughts on Green Shoot Contagion
The Pros and Cons for Obama in Reappointing Bernanke