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Mea Culpa: Storytelling Part Two

by on August 26, 2015

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…]

Libertarian Economics

by on August 25, 2015

 

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…]

Plutocracy?

by on August 24, 2015

Seriously though.

The 2012 Page, Bartels, and Seawright paper makes interesting reading. I came across it via the Krugman blog and recommend it to you all.

The [more…]

Market Truths Or Obscured Views?

by on August 24, 2015

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…]

Quick Question

by on August 21, 2015

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…]

Economics as Storytelling: McCloskey Again

by on August 19, 2015

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…]

R.I.P. Christine Radford

by on August 10, 2015

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…]

Spanish Triumph?

by on August 10, 2015

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…]

Some Issues Re-visited

by on August 10, 2015

Hmmm.

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…]

America the Bizarre

by on August 5, 2015

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…]