Friday, October 21, 2011
In love with a book
I am in love with Sylvia Nasar's book: The Grand Pursuit. If I taught a graduate course in economics I would require it as a reading, for it would not only give the student a unique perspective on some of our greatest economics (I had no idea what a magnificent and lovely man Alfred Marshall was) but it would do something traditionally relegated to undergraduate classes only: inspire!
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- Theory of Virtue and Sin
- Excerpt from Grand Pursuit
- A Remark On Keynesian Models
- Analogy for tariffs
- Monasteries for Protestants
- In love with a book
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- Something you wish you never said
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- Augustus Wisdom
- The Nobel Prize in Economics goes to...
- The Merciful Universe
- To protect the wealthy
- Class Warfare
- Bad argument against the protesters at Wall Street
- Quote regarding unemployment
- Byzantium Stimulus
- Dictatorship of the Proletariat (Part 2)
- What opposition to usury really represents
- Dictatorship of the Proletariat
- Quote: Prices, Perceived Value, and Self-Delusion
- Quantitative Easing: Augustus Style
- Confusing Correlation and Causation (Byzantium Edi...
- My favorite capitalism quote
- Quitting Economics
- Origin of 'Red Herring'
- Quote about the essence of economics
- Survey of Food Attitudes
- Understanding the Holy Roman Empire
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