I have been accused of a few things. I appear to have upset some people. For this I apologize.
I need to explain in order that [more…]
Economics is contextual. At its inception this context was the struggle for power as entrepreneurial and landowner citizens tried to wriggle free of the impress of [more…]
The 2012 Page, Bartels, and Seawright paper makes interesting reading. I came across it via the Krugman blog and recommend it to you all.
This is meant as a friendly gentle nudge:
As we all know markets are heavenly creations of exquisite perfection. Free and impersonal markets that is. We [more…]
How do you calculate the marginal productivity of an economics professor? Especially a tenured professor. Especially a tenured professor who advocates economics theories based upon 'marginalist' [more…]
This is not new to most of you of course. You are already steeped in McCloskey's Rhetoric. Or you ought to be. After all economists [more…]
My mother, Christine Radford, died yesterday aged 91. A tough, tough lady who outlived my father by almost 40 years. Old age finally ended her [more…]
It's all a bit annoying. Really. I have just read the Economist's article about Spain. The article is titled "Back on its feet".
Such a [more…]
It seems that some people misunderstood my comments regarding neoclassical economics.
Allow me to reiterate and, perhaps, clarify.
I want to say that I [more…]
I think I mentioned here the lunacy of the Jade-Helm conspiracy. For those who missed it Jade-Helm 15 is the name of a rather large [more…]