Breaking Out of the Walrasian Box: The Cases of Schumpeter and Hansen

      Since World War II, mainstream neoclassical economics has followed the general equilibrium paradigm of Swiss economist Leon Walras (1834-1910).1 Economic analysis now consists of the exegesis and...

The Biggest Political Party in America You’ve Never Heard OfIf…

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Market Talk – January 23, 2020

ASIA: India is planning to send a “female” humanoid robot called Vyommitra into space as part of an unmanned mission that could launch this year. Indian Space Research Organization...

If the Only Way You Can Get Your Great Idea Implemented…

Economics textbooks are full of clever-and-appealing policy proposals.  Proposals like: “Let’s redistribute money to the desperately poor” and “Let’s tax goods with negative externalities.”  They’re so clever and...

Why "One Man, One Vote" Doesn't Work

 The US Senate is increasingly targeted by left-wing think tanks and legislators for the fact it is based on "voter inequality." According to critics, the Senate ensures small...

The interest rate puzzle

Simon points to the widespread (but not universal) consensus among economists that house prices are high because (pdf) interest rates are low. For me, this raises a puzzle. On...

Ten years of social media have left us all worse off

The last decade has had plenty of landmark moments — but one big change crept up on us slowly: our experiences in the liminal space of social media....

10 Thursday AM reads

My morning train reads: • Outrageous Fortune: Nats, August, and Gigi Gorgeous Getty Are Not Your Typical Old-Money Scions (Town & Country) • Big Tech is eating the stock market....

Trade Sanctions Are Both Immoral and Ineffective

On January 10, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of the Treasury Steve Mnuchin announced new economic sanctions imposed on Iran in response to its missile...

Newsletter: The Number of Homes for Sale Is at a Record Low

This is the web version of the WSJ’s newsletter on the economy. You can sign up for daily delivery here. Build Me Up Buttercup U.S. home sales hit their high...
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