Monday, February 27, 2012

New Development Blog: Why Nations Fail

Looks pretty promising by academic powerhouses Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson promoting their book: Why Nations Book (though I hope they keep their blog running for more than just their book's sake).

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Happy Valentine's Day, The Economics Edition

Economics geekery from Elisabeth Fosslien as posted at the Freakonomics blog - a sample (with lots more at the link):

Monday, February 13, 2012

Quote of the day: An Ounce of Action

via the Swissmiss, from Ralph Waldo Emerson:

An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory. Don’t be too timid and squeamish about your actions.