Re: Energy and "the Clash of Civilizations" -- a policy thoughtproblem

From: Eugene Leitl (
Date: Sun Sep 30 2001 - 03:02:00 MDT

On Sat, 29 Sep 2001, Samantha Atkins wrote:

> Go absolutely against the market doing the work in order to make the
> market more efficient heh? Uh, NO.

Obviously, the efficiency metric for markets does not include not buying
cheap oil from politically unstable regions. Adaptive backpressure via tax
dirigism could provide the behaviour plain markets have missed.

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