Want to be Stinking Rich? Major in Economics (J. Weissmann, Slate)
Eight Great Myths of Recycling. Daniel Benjamin (Clemson Univ.)
Charles Chu. “Consumerism’s Dirty Little Secret: Are We Buying All the Wrong Things?” Great review of Geoffrey Miller’s “Spent: Sex, Evolution and Consumer Behavior evolutionary psychologist.” The Polymath Project.
The Hydration Scam. Adam Ruins Everything
Can Planet Earth Feed 10 Billion People? Humanity has 30 years to find out. Charles Mann. The Atlantic (Mar ’18)
Observatory of Economic Complexity (Interesting visuals of trade)
Regulation: A Primer. Susan Dudley & Jerry Brito (Mercatus)
For you budding lawyers (how to market your law firm: Texas Law Hawk)
Get your grammar right (AR Attorney General Rejects Proposal)
Country Comparisons (Demographic etc.)
National Raisin Reserve
Matt Ridley: ‘Fossil fuels will save the world’ and Biofuels Could Devastate Environment
Economics students ‘are most promiscuous’
A Lack Of Rigor Leaves Students ‘Adrift’ In College, NPR
Why are the Critics so Convinced that Globalization is Bad for the Poor? Emma Aisbett
The battle for brainpower. The Economist, 2006.
Cows and political systems….
Utopia under President Bernie!! or…. maybe not??
Some economics of $1.89 sandels (Mike Munger)
Salaries and MBAs (Pindyck/Rubinfeld from Financial Times)
My Unhappy Life as a Climate Heretic (R. Pielke, WSJ, Dec ’16)
Georgia Tech Climatologist Judith Curry Resigns over ‘the Craziness in the field of climate science.’ Reason.
Bradford DeLong. 2017. “NAFTA and other trade deals have not gutted American manufacturing — period.” VOX. (Jan 24).
Human Progress (indicators), CATO.
What is “Social Justice?” Prager U.
“Certificates of Necessity.” George Will, WashPo. & “Certs of Public Convenience”
Lots of Smart Stuff from Mark Perry at AEI.
Free Trade: Who’s it Good for? D. McCloskey, Learn Liberty
Why the Central Valley Votes More Conservative. Victor Davis Hanson.
American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and Arthur Brooks.
Institute for Humane Studies
Property and Environment Research Center (PERC)
Allocating Capital: Markets or Government (Certell)
What the future of work will mean for jobs, skills, and wages (McKinsey Report)
Fundamental physics is frustrating physicists (Economics isn’t the only discipline with disagreement in ranks!) Economist, Jan ’18.