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Journal Article: Economic Rhetoric as Taxis: Neoliberal governmentality and the dispositif of freakonomics (2014) by C Chaput and J S Hanan

Chaput, C., Hanan, J.S.
Economic Rhetoric as Taxis: Neoliberal governmentality and the dispositif of freakonomics
(2014) Journal of Cultural Economy. Article in Press.

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Journal Articles

Freaky thoughts: is marketing helpful, or misleading? (Or magic?)

Catching up on podcasts, I just listened to a recent Freakonomics episode that included a lengthy discussion about whether marketing predominantly misleads consumers or guides them in the direction of better products. 332 more words

The Most Good per Dollar

A problem that seems to haunt a majority of the population is the lack of money. Today’s world believes that money improves life and I believe so as well.  748 more words

Education

More Monday Night Thoughts

Apparently Monday happens to be one of the nights I feel like spewing words all over the internet.

I’m feeling sleepy right now, but also pretty happy, so I’m going to turn this into one giant What’s Making Me Happy This Week post. 1,545 more words

FREAKONOMICS

Adding the freaky in economics, Freakonomics is a bestselling phenomenon where a rogue economist explores the Hidden Side of Everything, in a brilliantly funny way. 95 more words

World

Fixing the World, Bang-for-the-Buck Edition

Although this is not a story about BI, the podcast actually mirrors a lot of attributes of BI and data analysts. Bjorn Lomborg is a public intellectual. 1,010 more words

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