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Friedman: Expect commercial lending to rise in 2014 and beyond

By Dan Rafter

Optimistic. That’s what officials at Farmington Hills, Mich.-based Friedman Integrated Real Estate Solutions are about the future of commercial real estate lending. 312 more words


David Friedman on Bits From the Latest IPCC Report

I have not yet gotten into the full report but, judging from accounts I have seen, 2°C of additional warming is about what it suggests we can expect by 2100 if we don’t do much to prevent it.

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Applied Welfare Economics

GM Ignition Switch Recall | Video | C-SPAN.org

The U.S. House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on oversight and investigations hears General Motors (GM) CEO Mary T. Barra on the GM Ignition Switch Recall.  Rep. 39 more words

General Motors

Rep. Diane DeGette, Congress Seek Answers On Delay In GM Recall

WASHINGTON (AP) — The fix for a faulty ignition switch linked to 13 traffic deaths would have cost just 57 cents, members of Congress said Tuesday as they demanded answers from General Motors’ new CEO on why the automaker took 10 years to recall cars with the defect. 971 more words


Did the bankruptcy signal a new start in Detroit?

by Dan Rafter

A new balance sheet. That’s what David Friedman, president and chief executive officer of Farmington Hills, Mich.-based Friedman Integrated Real Estate Services, says Detroit now has following the city’s bankruptcy filing last year. 1,315 more words


What global warming will cost us if we do nothing?

David Friedman at Ideas delved into the best estimate of the global cost of global warming – by William Nordhaus – $4.1 trillion this century. This is $48 billion a year – 1/20th of one per cent of world income! 431 more words

Public Choice

The economics of the Dallas Buyers Club

Deciding if a new drug is safe is a serious issue. Separate to this is whether the drug is better than existing drugs.

In 1962, an amended law gave the FDA authority to judge if a new drug produced the results for which it had been developed. 373 more words

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