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August 15, 2018

Reasonable People

I think reasonable people will agree that El Paso’s property taxes are too high. El Paso’s property tax rates are among the highest in the nation, and City Council is proposing another rate hike on top of increased property tax valuations that raised many people’s property taxes more than ten percent. I think reasonable people can agree that for what …

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July 25, 2018

El Paso’s Comparative Advantage

Development economists like to talk about an economy’s comparative advantage. Investopedia says this about Comparative Advantage: Comparative advantage is an economic term that refers to an economy’s ability to produce goods and services at a lower opportunity cost than trade partners. A comparative advantage gives a company the ability to sell goods and services at a lower price than its …

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July 14, 2018

The Mercadito en Duranguito Today

I will be at the Bluebird Running Table at the Mercadito en Duranguito today, and I hope you will get a chance to stop by and say hi.  From the Facebook post: Hello everyone! We have organized an evening Mercadito en Barrio Duranguito for Saturday July 14th 2018. The Mercadito serves two important purposes: 1. BUILDING COMMUNITY by celebrating our …

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