Feed on

Quote of the Day

From my colleague Steve Landsburg’s Armchair Economist:

In the United States farmers are routinely paid to leave land uncultivated, whereas nobody would think of paying motel operators to leave rooms vacant.

2 Responses to “Quote of the Day”

  1. […] Economics. Imagine That Renewable Energy Receives 82X More in Tax Preferences Than Fossil Fuels, Adjusted for Output Quote of the Day […]

  2. Rod says:

    Ethanol subsidies have caused a lot of those set-aside acres to be cultivated.  Why do we continue to put ethanol into gasoline? 

Leave a Reply