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Book #9.

I’ve always loved learning about the world war and people’s stories during those times, particularly the Holocaust and Night is one of such stories. 276 more words

Just About Anything

Kenneth Arrow, whose profound theories changed modern economics, has died at age 95

Economist Kenneth Arrow died yesterday at age 95. He was one of the most influential economists in modern history.

Arrow spent most of his career at Stanford, and at 51 he became the youngest recipient of the Nobel prize in economics, … 394 more words

The costs of normalisation: Norway and Mongolia respond to Chinese sanctions

Written by Jichang Lulu

Norway and Mongolia made amends with China almost simultaneously last December, to normalise relations after being sanctioned for tolerating, respectively, a Nobel prize to a Chinese dissident and a Dalai Lama visit. 1,993 more words

China

"I placed too much faith in underpowered studies:" Nobel Prize winner admits mistakes - Retraction Watch at Retraction Watch

Although it’s the right thing to do, it’s never easy to admit error — particularly when you’re an extremely high-profile scientist whose work is being dissected publicly. 49 more words

Research & Development

ECONOMIC GROWTH, THE S&P AND THE DOW

ECONOMIC GROWTH, THE S&P AND THE DOW

When I first started blogging some years ago, I wrote that I would be writing about the intersection of economics and government, an area rich for discussion. 830 more words

Kahneman Shows the Right Way In Getting It Wrong

“Although it’s the right thing to do, it’s never easy to admit error — particularly when you’re an extremely high-profile scientist whose work is being dissected publicly. 45 more words
NEWS & EVENTS

Who is Vera Rubin?

I was saddened by a recent article in the Economist over the death of Vera Rubin. I was even more sad that it seemed like almost no other news outlets covered it. 592 more words