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By: Paul Kinfer

Fri, 14 Nov 2008 15:30:35 +0000

It is at my own peril that I take a lighthearted article too seriously, but my inner economist (and pedant) must protest ignorance: Gas follows the law of demand. The fact that "demand somehow managed to keep pace with the rising prices of the past year" does not refute this, as you state. Indeed, the rise in prices was a function of increased demand. Here's the Holy Cross of Economics to demonstrate. Lest you think me a nerd, please remember that economists do it with models.