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From the forward to the paperback edition of "The Years of High Theory: Invention and Tradition in Economic Thought 1926-1939". Economics is one of the strangest items in mankind's intellectual cupboard. The styles of though...
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Eric, and other strange people, will be dying to get a copy of this book for their library/graveyard. Economics of the Undead: Zombies, Vampires, and the Dismal Science Table of content: Introduction: Living Dead in the M...
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A new paper forthcoming in the Scottish Journal of Political Economy. "Base Salaries, Bonus Payments, and Work Absence among Managers in a German Company" by Christian Pfeifer. The abstract reads: This paper provides scarce ...
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Peter Boettke at the Coordination Problem blog points us to this short video of Israel Kirzner discussing the work of Murray Rothbard. In particular Kirzner notes Rothbard's blurring of the lines between his economics and his...
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Alvin Roth tells us the sad news that Harold Kuhn, the Princeton University mathematician who advanced game theory approaches to economics, died of congestive heart failure on July 2. He was 88 years old. I had a couple of em...
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Mike Munger of Duke University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the sharing economy--companies like Uber, AirBnB, FlightApp, and DogVacay that let people share their houses, cars, or other assets with strangers in ...
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This is the question considered in a series of papers in the latest issue (Volume 34, Number 2 Spring/Summer 2014) of the Cato Journal. Passed on December 23, 1913, the Federal Reserve Act was designed to provide an elastic c...
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A few days back Donal Curtin posted a piece at the Economics New Zealand blog on raising productivity in the services sector. A one point he writes, Maybe economists aren't the best people to investigate business management ...
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For the history buffs among you here is an interesting collection of papers on "The Economics of World War I". The collection is from VoxEU.org and it has been put together to commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of the ...
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Nicolai Foss and Peter Klein are interviewed on the contents of their 2012 book “Organizing Entrepreneurial Judgment: A New Approach to the Firm”. The book is worth the time to read. A brief discussion of the Foss and Klein b...
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A case of the seen and the unseen. At the EconLog blog Cardin argues that while the (seen) unemployment effects of small changes in the minimum wage may be small what is unseen is the adjustments that take place on other marg...
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Steven Teles of Johns Hopkins University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about kludgeocracy, a term Teles coined in a National Affairs article to describe what Teles sees as the complex and unproductive state of politic...
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