Dear Jacksonville, FL, I will be in you tomorrow to talk about the economics of The Simpsons. All I ask is that you have better weather than exists here in Boston, which is not a tall order. (Technically, I also request good coffee, so feel free to leave suggestions in the comments.) The details are [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Administrative'
February 4th, 2015 · 2 Comments
January 29th, 2015 · 3 Comments
Administrative · Econ 101
So I made something new for you: A couple of years ago, I was told a story about how Milton Friedman would teach his Principles of Economics courses by walking into the classroom each day, opening the newspaper, and discussing the economics behind the stories that he saw. Now, I don’t know whether this tale [...]
January 6th, 2015 · 4 Comments
Thanks to everyone who came to the humor session on Sunday night- it was a blast, and I hope to have video up soon to commemorate the event. Additional thanks to everyone who stopped by my exhibit booth to say hi- I particularly liked our discussions on how to be innovative (read, fun) in the [...]
January 1st, 2015 · No Comments
This weekend, for the purposes of the annual meeting of the American Economic Association at least, I am the new Yoram Bauman (some of you might know him better as The Stand-Up Economist), since I get to host the humor session on Sunday! So if you’re in Boston on Sunday, stop by the Sheraton by [...]
November 6th, 2014 · No Comments
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August 21st, 2014 · 1 Comment
Administrative · Uncategorizable
I probably say this every year, but how is the summer over already? I feel like I go in with the best of intentions and then feel like I never accomplish enough by the time the end of August rolls around. This time, though, I swear it’s not my fault. (Ok, I’ve probably said that [...]