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Jon Bon Jovi on Technological Change

Submitted by admin on Tue, 04/19/2011 - 4:52pm
<a onblur="try {parent.deselectBloggerImageGracefully();} catch(e) {}" href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-13nEx7jqjoc/Ta4TwielPpI/AAAAAAAAAq4/8AnoVKCqAno/s1600/images.jpg"><img style="float: right; margin: 0pt 0pt 10px 10px; cursor: pointer; width: 191px; height: 264px;" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-13nEx7jqjoc/Ta4TwielPpI/AAAAAAAAAq4/8AnoVKCqAno/s320/images.jpg" alt="" id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5597433111477829266" border="0" /></a><br />...well, sort of.<br /><br />In a <a href="http:/
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The First Step Towards Taxing Religion?

Submitted by admin on Mon, 04/18/2011 - 8:23am
I'm a little late to the table on learning about this, but <a href="http://www.religiondispatches.org/archive/culture/4030/romania%E2%80%99s_%E2%80%9Cwitch_tax%E2%80%9D:_magic_meets_bureaucracy">Romania has introduced a new tax, adding "witch" to the existing list of labor codes</a>:<br /><blockquote><br />Those charging clients for tarot readings, curses, and blessings must now pay a 16 percent income tax and make contributions to health and pension programs.<br /></blockquote>As has happened with other previously-considered
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Economics and Art History

Submitted by admin on Wed, 10/27/2010 - 12:39pm
<a onblur="try {parent.deselectBloggerImageGracefully();} catch(e) {}" href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_8EclfdKQJcg/TMh007M5UxI/AAAAAAAAAqE/J1Kes21Djgc/s1600/Mona+Lisa.jpg"><img style="float: right; margin: 0pt 0pt 10px 10px; cursor: pointer; width: 224px; height: 320px;" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_8EclfdKQJcg/TMh007M5UxI/AAAAAAAAAqE/J1Kes21Djgc/s320/Mona+Lisa.jpg" alt="" id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5532800594818454290" border="0" /></a><br />I'm currently reading <a href="http://www.amazon.c
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Stiglitz on Democracy Now

Submitted by admin on Thu, 02/18/2010 - 7:48am
<a href="http://www.democracynow.org/2010/2/18/nobel_economist_joseph_stiglitz_on_obamas">Nobel prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz appeared on Democracy Now this morning.</a> Among other things, he discusses <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Freefall-America-Markets-Sinking-Economy/dp/0393075966">his new book</a> his views of the U.S.economy on the one-year anniversary of the stimulus package.
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Canada's Growth Rate

Submitted by admin on Wed, 02/03/2010 - 8:14am
Last week, <a href="http://www.statcan.gc.ca/start-debut-eng.html">Statistics Canada</a> reported the <a href="http://www.statcan.gc.ca/daily-quotidien/100129/dq100129a-eng.htm">Canadian GDP growth rate for November 2009</a>:<br /><br /><blockquote>Real gross domestic product advanced 0.4% in November, a third consecutive monthly increase.
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Keynes-Hayek Smackdown

Submitted by admin on Tue, 01/26/2010 - 10:39am
Here's a new video from Russ Roberts explaining the differences between the ideas of J.M. Keynes and F.A. Hayek...

Understanding Neuroeconomics

Submitted by admin on Fri, 09/11/2009 - 3:32pm
A friend of mine forwarded me the following video.
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The Twitter Market

Submitted by admin on Wed, 05/20/2009 - 8:50am
<a onblur="try {parent.deselectBloggerImageGracefully();} catch(e) {}" href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_8EclfdKQJcg/ShQbhJXXGiI/AAAAAAAAAZY/8rSUffgfSGQ/s1600-h/twitter_logo_header.png"><img style="margin: 0pt 10px 10px 0pt; float: left; cursor: pointer; width: 155px; height: 36px;" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_8EclfdKQJcg/ShQbhJXXGiI/AAAAAAAAAZY/8rSUffgfSGQ/s400/twitter_logo_header.png" alt="" id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5337921714604415522" border="0" /></a><br />I have a <a href="http://www.twitte
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Even Monkeys Use Markets

Submitted by admin on Wed, 04/08/2009 - 12:48pm
<a onblur="try {parent.deselectBloggerImageGracefully();} catch(e) {}" href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_8EclfdKQJcg/Sdzx1RW_NZI/AAAAAAAAAYI/9N8rJGTXuLM/s1600-h/_45643339_pone-04-04-gomes2.jpg"><img style="margin: 0pt 0pt 10px 10px; float: right; cursor: pointer; width: 200px; height: 150px;" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_8EclfdKQJcg/Sdzx1RW_NZI/AAAAAAAAAYI/9N8rJGTXuLM/s200/_45643339_pone-04-04-gomes2.jpg" alt="" id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5322394757140264338" border="0" /></a><br /><a href="http://w
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Economics Photo of the Week (March 23)

Submitted by admin on Fri, 03/20/2009 - 9:00am
I'm out of town next week so I thought I would make this post a little early. This is a photo of Eugene R. Black Sr. (and his wife). Black was president of the World Bank from 1949-1963 and head of the Brookings Institution from 1963-1968.
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