Economics, neologisms, and distraction from productive activity
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Do economists have physics envy? (Part 2)
Last year I wrote a post called " Do economists have physics envy? ". Historian Philip...
Monday, October 17, 2016
David Sloan Wilson's econ critique
There's a new website called Evonomics devoted to critiquing the economics discipline. They...
Thursday, October 06, 2016
Freedom of speech in the digital age
I noticed today that the user "Ricky Vaughn" has been kicked off of Twitter . "Ri...
Monday, October 03, 2016
Hunting the Rational Expectations whale
1. Why is Rational Expectations still around, anyway? Rational Expectations is (are?) one of ...
Monday, September 19, 2016
What do white Americans stand to lose?
An article by Zack Beauchamp in Vox tries to draw a parallel between Donald Trump and the rise ...
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
The new heavyweight macro critics
I got tired of lambasting macroeconomics a while ago, and the "macro wars" mostly died...
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Books to help you understand Japan
So you want to understand the real Japan. You have a sense that the typical stereotypes are...
Monday, August 22, 2016
Free-market ideology: a reply to some replies
I recently wrote a Bloomberg View post about political-economic ideologies, and how society is ...
Saturday, August 20, 2016
Heterodox macro - a reply to some replies
The other day I wrote a Bloomberg View post arguing that heterodox macroeconomics is not in any...
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