A machine gun with infinite ammunition
Sunday, January 15, 2017
Cracks in the anti-behavioral dam?
This is purely my impression, buttressed with some anecdotes; I don't have any systematic d...
Friday, January 13, 2017
The $30k Hypothesis
I wrote a Bloomberg View post about the Permanent Income Hypothesis . Basically, more and more r...
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Scenarios for the future of racial politics in America
If you don't live in a sensory deprivation tank, you probably noticed that the 2016 presiden...
Sunday, January 01, 2017
Some thoughts on UBI, jobs, and dignity
One of the more interesting arguments these days is between proponents of a universal basic inco...
Saturday, December 31, 2016
Who is responsible when an article gets misread?
How much of the responsibility for understanding lies with the writer of an article, and how muc...
Saturday, December 24, 2016
The Fundamental Fallacy of Pop Economics
The Fundamental Fallacy of Pop Economics (which I get to name, because this is my blog and I can...
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Academic signaling and the post-truth world
Lots of people are freaking out about the " post-truth world " and the " war on ...
Friday, December 09, 2016
Is Twitter a dystopian technology?
"What will the apocalypse look like? The answer, to use a term generally understood but the ...
Tuesday, December 06, 2016
More about the Econ 101 theory of labor markets
I've received many good responses to my post about the "Econ 101" (undifferentiat...
Saturday, December 03, 2016
An econ theory, falsified
What does it mean to "falsify" a theory? Well, you can't falsify a theory globally...
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