"Economics" Blogs & Blog Posts

Real Reform - The Robin Smith InstituteReal Reform - The Robin Smith Institute

Swapping out rent seeking for wealth creation

 
Paul KrugmanPaul Krugman

Nobel Prize winner for economics

 
The ThinkerThe Thinker

Critical thinking, applied to social, political, economic, and technical is...

 
Mark WadsworthMark Wadsworth

Economics and cow attacks.

 
Public Debts for Vested Interest PaymentsPublic Debts for Vested Interest Payments

An analysis of the national debt as the most heinous mechanism inflicted on...

 
The Rogue EconomistThe Rogue Economist

A mix of popular economics and personal finance with all the technical jarg...

 
Enforcement of Bank of England Act 1694Enforcement of Bank of England Act 1694

This blog attempts to act as magnet for 'us the people' in the fa...

 


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Ron Unz has produced two pieces of statistical analysis on ethnicity and crime in the US providing evidence that there is no distinctive tendency among Hispanics to have a higher crime rate, once other factors are controlled for, while there is clear...

The chart above, from the Economic Policy Institute, shows the multiple of corporate CEO salaries over worker salaries. Note that as late as 1978, the average CEO salary was only 30 times as large as the average worker salary in private industry. But...

In a world of expensive urbanization where the spiraling cost of basic shelter has forced ever-more people into debt and fuelled a speculative global bubble of criminal money-launderers who use luxury housing as empty safe-deposit boxes in the sky, L...

CEO of CSX won’t buy any new locomotives for coal, undercutting Trump’s claims coal can be revived.A CSX freight train that derailed in 2012. CREDIT: AP/Patrick SemanskyThere’s no future in transporting coal, says Hunter Harrison, CEO of CSX f...

I am a great admirer of work of the C14th Muslim intellectual Abū Zayd ‘Abd ar-Raḥmān ibn Muḥammad ibn Khaldūn al-Ḥaḍramī (1332-1406), known as Ibn Khaldun. I gave a paper on his thought to the University of Melbourne Medieval Roundtabl...

Today’s research summary is about a paper co-authored by Angela Duckworth, that is at the intersection of psychology and economics. Though I have been following behavioral economics a bit, I still found the paper a bit challenging to read and c...

Radio impresario Rush Limbaugh routinely, rightly identifies a consistent feature of the human condition: The inability to recreate the spontaneous excellence of an earlier event. You’ve likely experienced this. For instance, you awaken on a Saturd...