Why I left physics for economics

Good piece, from a personal perspective, of a scientist who switched careers, and speaks of the increasing interdisciplinary of the subject:

Why I left physics for economics

BE environmentally moral to save the planet

Principles, policy and participation – using Behavioural Economics in environmentalism.


How Kenya can industrialise in 5 years

Interesting distraction on another day of terror in London


50 greatest breakthroughs since the wheel…


“Uber Shows How Not to Apply Behavioral Economics”

A great little piece, reblogged:

The dark side of nudging? – http://wp.me/p16KFj-iR

Why economists can’t reason…

Why economists can’t reason – http://wp.me/p1qGxA-93Q

Learning from the Great Depression – a Marxist perspective

As an undergraduate, I spent 6 months learning Marxist Economics. I was enthralled, it was imbued with romanticism. It helped my learning, substantially, and made me a better Classical Liberal. 

Sadly, much of this approach has fallen away, but it should be required reading – and thinking (if this sounds so good, why doesn’t it work?)…


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