December 2, 2009, 7am PST
Economist Ed Glaeser explains what went wrong in Dubai World.
November 30, 2009, 12pm PST
After years of spectacular growth and even more spectacular architecture, the city state of Dubai is facing crushing debts and has requested a 6-month "standstill" on its repayments.
August 14, 2009, 7am PDT
Edward Glaeser continues his series on cost-benefit analysis of high-speed rail in the US, imagining a mythical route between Dallas and Houston.
March 27, 2009, 10am PDT
Eric A. Morris takes a look at pedestrian-oriented cities with an economist's eyes.
Freakonomics - NY Times Blog
January 15, 2009, 1pm PST
The image of tens of thousands of people being put to work on massive public works projects may be a thing of the past, some economists argue.
April 21, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>Forget congestion pricing and higher gas taxes -- accurately priced pay-as-you-go auto insurance might be the best financial incentive tool for encouraging people to change their driving habits.</p>
The New York Times Magazine