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This Little Piggy Went to the Market: A History of Denmark's Peculiar Comparative Advantage in Pig Trading

Denmark is a small Scandinavian country north of Germany, Southwest of Sweden, and South of Norway. With a population of only 5.6 million people today, one would not expect Denmark to be the nucleus of any aspect of the global economy, but they would be mistaken. 2,541 more words

Economic History

Harari, Sapiens and historical accuracy : does it matter ?

I’ve been quite enjoying the latest hot book: Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Hebrew University historian Yuval Noah Harari. He has a real flair for making complicated concepts readable. 911 more words

French History