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Coase was right - the one graph version

I recently came across two indices, which are measuring two on the surface unrelated things – property rights and environmental standards across different countries.

However, anybody who ever read… 360 more words

Ronald Coase

Should there be a Nobel in Sociology?

A friend of mine recently shared a piece making the case for creating a Nobel prize for the social sciences that I found interesting: see here… 521 more words


HW Assignment, due October 6, 2015

Please turn in, by email, answers to the following questions in Pointers No. 8:

Ch. 12: Nos. 1, 2, 4, 5, and 6.

Ch. 14 on Austrian economics. 16 more words

Economic Thought

Fascinating case of failed Coasian bargaining

How much would you pay in order not to listen to loud street music while working in your office?

The Washington Post (our new hometown paper) has… 236 more words


Economists Misunderstand What They Teach

A popular theorem within economics comes from Ronald Coase, an economist who won the Nobel for his analysis of the firm and revitalization of institutional analysis. 847 more words