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Paul Krugman on Donald Trump and the Nature of Conservatism

Source: The New York Times, August 27

Frank Bruni marvels at polls indicating that Donald Trump, with his multiple marriages and casinos, is the preferred candidate among Republican evangelicals. 157 kata lagi

The Wellbeing of Nations: Meaning, Motive and Measurement

This excellent text is by two researchers in England, Paul Allin and David J. Hand.  It is written in the spirit of Adam Smith’s An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, which is usually abbreviated as The Wealth of Nations.  657 kata lagi

Human Memory: Theory And Data

EC 12. Pointers No. 6

FAQ on Backhouse, Ch. 7 – Classical Political Economy

  1. Backhouse states that Adam Smith’s work was essentially “moral philosophy,” and not economics as the modern textbooks would have it.
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In Defense of Stigler

I recently discussed Paul Romer’s criticism of Robert Lucas for shifting from the Feynman integrity that, in Romer’s view, characterized Lucas’s early work, to the Stigler conviction that Romer believes has characterized Lucas’s later work. 1.564 kata lagi

Robert Lucas


Hall of Fame wide receiver Cris Carter is taking a lot of heat for remarks he made last year at an NFL rookie symposium. You’d be hard-pressed to overstate how bad they were – Carter counseled rookies to find a “fall guy” in case they got in trouble with the law. 604 kata lagi

One Day Trip to Glasgow

Jadi salah satu trip kami di Skotland adalah ke Glasgow. Sebenernya gatau juga ada apa yang bagus di kota ini. Tapi berhubung Glasgow cuma sejam perjalanan dari Edinburgh dan kami juga punya sahabat yang tinggal di sana jadi ya kami jabanin juga deh main ke Glasgow. 539 kata lagi

Travelling Time!

Smith, Free Markets & Human Life

During the hunting societies of the Old Stone Age, 200 sq mi of land was needed to support each person, so there were no more than 500 people on the whole island of the paleolithic United Kingdom.  410 kata lagi

Adam Smith