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  • EconTalk this week

    posted to Anti-Dismal on Tue 8th Oct 13

    Emily Oster of the University of Chicago and author of Expecting Better talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about her book on pregnancy and the challenges of decision-making under uncertainty. Oster argues that many of the standard behavioral prescriptions

  • You just have to love the French

    posted to Anti-Dismal on Mon 7th Oct 13

    From the Economics of information blog comes this wonderful insight to French economic thinking: According to an article on FT.com today: Frances parliament has passed a law preventing internet booksellers from offering free delivery to customers, in an attempt

  • Was tulipmania irrational?

    posted to Anti-Dismal on Mon 7th Oct 13

    It is often assumed that the tulipmania was the result of financial market irrationality and the mania is often used as an example of said irrationality. These idea were popularised by Charles Mackay, a mid-19th century Scottish writer. Mackay is best known

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  • EconTalk this week

    posted to Anti-Dismal on Tue 8th Oct 13

    Emily Oster of the University of Chicago and author of Expecting Better talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about her book on pregnancy and the challenges of decision-making under uncertainty. Oster argues that many of the standard behavioral prescriptions

  • You just have to love the French

    posted to Anti-Dismal on Mon 7th Oct 13

    From the Economics of information blog comes this wonderful insight to French economic thinking: According to an article on FT.com today: Frances parliament has passed a law preventing internet booksellers from offering free delivery to customers, in an attempt

  • Was tulipmania irrational?

    posted to Anti-Dismal on Mon 7th Oct 13

    It is often assumed that the tulipmania was the result of financial market irrationality and the mania is often used as an example of said irrationality. These idea were popularised by Charles Mackay, a mid-19th century Scottish writer. Mackay is best known