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November 25th, 2015 · No Comments
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More From The AEA Humor Session, Econs Versus Humans Edition…

November 15th, 2015 · No Comments
Econ 101 · Videos

A little while back, I gave a talk about deviating from economic rationality might actually lead to good market outcomes, so let’s take the analysis a little further and put that theory to the test: I guess I should’ve known better than to do that whole faith in humanity thing. =P

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An Economist Reads A Supreme Court Transcript, Energy Markets Edition…

November 2nd, 2015 · 2 Comments
Econ 101 · Policy

You know you’re a nerd if you get approached with questions regarding a “dry and technical” Supreme Court case and you’re all “Eeeeee, they’re talking about me!” Or at least what you study. Anyway, this actually happened recently: JUSTICE KENNEDY: If there were a student in Economics I, it seems to me that he would […]

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When An Economist Attempts Home Improvements…

May 26th, 2015 · 2 Comments
Decision Making · Econ 101

Protip: Whenever you get the urge to retile a bathroom, go read an Econ 101 chapter on comparative advantage. — Jodi Beggs (@jodiecongirl) May 17, 2015 Dear Econodiary, I’m very sorry to have failed you- I know economists have a lot of good points to make, but sometimes those points are difficult to implement, usually […]

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Go Teach Your Students: Introducing The Econ 101 Database

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 […]

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Just A Friendly Reminder Of How Monetary Policy Actually Works…

January 19th, 2015 · Comments Off on Just A Friendly Reminder Of How Monetary Policy Actually Works…
Econ 101 · Macroeconomics

I seriously need to order this for my office: If you don’t get it, I humbly suggest a reminder on the mechanics of money supply and interest rates.

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