January 01, 1991

The Dismal Science

Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, April 2016
Slavery and African Life: Occidental, Oriental, and African Slave Trades (Manning)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, March 2016
Empire of Cotton (Beckert)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, January 2016
Capital, I: The Process of Capitalist Production (Marx)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, December 2015
The New Economics of Inequality and Redistribution (Bowles)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, September 2015
The Wheels of Commerce (Braudel)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, August 2015
Population Games and Evolutionary Dynamics (Sandholm)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, July 2015
The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger (Levinson)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, June 2015
Sunk Costs and Market Structure: Price Competition, Advertising, and the Evolution of Concentration (Sutton)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, May 2015
Hall of Mirrors: The Great Depression, The Great Recession, and the Uses — and Misuses — of History (Eichengreen)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, April 2015
Socialist Planning (Ellman)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, March 2015
The Secret Life of Money: Everyday Economics Explained (Davies and Read)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, January 2015
BitCon: The Naked Truth about BitCoin (Robinson)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, October 2014
Markets in the Name of Socialism: The Left-Wing Origins of Neoliberalism (Bockman)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, August 2014
The Moon and the Ghetto: An Essay on Public Policy Analysis (Nelson)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, July 2014
Capital in the Twenty-First Century (Piketty)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, March 2014
Disequilibrium Foundations of Equilibrium Economics (Fisher)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, August 2013
Causality in Macroeconomics (Hoover)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, May 2013
Introduction to Computable General Equilibrium Models (Burfisher)
Plutocrats: The Rise of the New Global Super-Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else (Freelnad)
Durable Inequality (Tilly)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, October 2012
Lectures on Macroeconomics (Blanchard and Fischer)
These are my preprints; also, publishers are to be destroyed
Pareto at Melos
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, June 2012
The Globalization Paradox: Democracy and the Future of the World Economy (Rodrik)
The Impossible Takes a Little Longer
In Soviet Union, Optimization Problem Solves You
"Generalization Error Bounds for Time Series"
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, January 2012
A Call for Judgment: Sensible Finance for a Dynamic Economy (Bhidé)
"They've traded more for cigarettes / than I've managed to express"; or, Dives, Lazarus, and Alice
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, October 2011
Global Catastrophic Risks (Bostrom and Cirkovic [eds].)
Laws of Chaos: A Probabilistic Approach to Political Economy (Farjoun and Machover)
A Marxian Econophysics
Unhappy the land that is in need of foresightful utility maximizers
Extended Harmony, and Tiger Repellent Drumming
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, May 2011
The Big Ditch: How America Took, Built, Ran, and Ultimately Gave Away the Panama Canal (Maurer and Yu)
Networks, Crowds, and Markets: Reasoning about a Highly Connected World (Easley and Kleinberg)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, April 2011
An Empirically-based Microeconomics (Simon)
Just Another Hangnail on the Hidden Hand
Aporias of the Efficiency Frontier (Why Oh Why Can't We Have a Better Academic Publishing System?)
Your City's a Sucker, My City's a Creep
Durlauf on Social Interactions
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, January 2011
Structural Macroeconometrics (De Jong and Dave)
Zombie Economics: How Dead Ideas Still Walk Among Us (Quiggin)
Must Macroeconomic Theories Have Microfoundations?
A Fermi Problem in Western Pennsylvania
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, December 2010
All the Devils Are Here: The Hidden History of the Financial Crisis (McLean and Nocera)
Democracy and Knowledge: Innovation and Learning in Classical Athens (Ober)
Model Complexity and Prediction Error in Macroeconomic Forecasting (or, Statistical Learning Theory to the Rescue!)
Equilibrium in Bargaining Games, Idle Query Division
Limit Orders and Indirect Inference
Brad DeLong Makes a Wishful Mistake
Links, Pleading to be Dumped
On an Example of Vienneau's
Books to Read while the Algae Grow in Your Fur, August 2010
Economics: A Very Short Introduction (Dasgupta)
The Calculus of Selfishness (Sigmund)
"Generalization Error Bounds for State Space Models: With an Application to Economic Forecasting"
Social Carbon Banditry
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, June 2010
Econned: How Unenlightened Self Interest Undermined Democracy and Corrupted Capitalism (Smith)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, April 2010
Supercapitalism: The Transformation of Business, Democracy, and Everyday Life (Reich)
Monopolistic Competition and Macroeconomic Theory (Solow)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, March 2010
The End of Influence: What Happens When Other Countries Have the Money (Cohen and DeLong)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, December 2009
Misspecification Tests in Econometrics: The Lagrange Multiplier Principle and Other Approaches (Godfrey)
The Professions Considered as Pitchers of Icy Refreshing Lemonade
Twilight of the Market Gods
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, September 2009
Economic Modeling and Inference (Christensen and Kiefer)
Economics: Mathematical Politics or Science of Diminishing Returns? (Rosenberg)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, August 2009
Identification for Prediction and Decision (Manski)
"Econometric Shrinkage and Model Averaging" (Week-after-next at the Statistics Seminar)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, July 2009
The Myth of the Rational Market: A History of Risk, Reward, and Delusion on Wall Street (Fox)
F.I.A.S.C.O.: Blood in the Water on Wall Street (Partnoy)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, June 2009
The Great Crash: 1929 (Galbraith)
Fool's Gold: How the Bold Dream of a Small Tribe at J. P. Morgan Was Corrupted by Wall Street Greed and Unleashed a Catastrophe (Tett)
Because You Really Wished I'd Write More About Books
On the Certainty of the Bayesian Fortune-Teller
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, May 2009
Evolutionary Games and Equilibrium Selection (Samuelson)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, March 2009
Plunder and Blunder: The Rise and Fall of the Bubble Economy (Baker)
Another Idle Question
Where Did the Steelworkers Go?
Idle Question of the Day
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, February 2009
The Origin of Financial Crises: Central Banks, Credit Bubbles and the Efficient Market Fallacy (Cooper)
Social Dynamics (Durlauf and Young, eds.)
Manias, Panics and Crashes: A History of Financial Crises (Kindleberger)
The Return of Depression Economics and the Crisis of 2008 (Krugman)
The Self-Organizing Economy (Krugman)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, January 2009
The Predator State: How Conservatives Abandoned the Free Market and Why Liberals Should Too (Galbraith)
Trust and Rule (Tilly)
Deep Thought (On the Ethical Relevance of Economic Analysis)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, December 2008
Money: Whence It Came, Where It Went (Galbraith)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, October 2008
Plight of the Fortune Tellers: Why We Need to Manage Financial Risk Differently (Rebonato)
Socialism and the Financial Crisis
Ghost Peaks, Buried in Ice
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, August 2008
The Dutch Republic: Its Rise, Greatness, and Fall, 1477--1806 (Israel)
Blessed Among Nations: How the World Made America (Rauchway)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, July 2008
Prediction, Learning, and Games (Cesa-Bianchi and Lugosi)
Usable Knowledge: Social Science and Social Problem Solving (Lindblom and Cohen)
The Ancient Mesopotamian City (Van De Mieerop)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, May 2008
Islam and Mammon: The Economic Predicaments of Islamism (Kuran)
Marshall's Tendencies: What Can Economists Know? (Sutton)
Assorted Link Roundup, May 2008
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, April 2008
A Demon of Our Own Design: Markets, Hedge Funds, and the Perils of Financial Innovation (Bookstaber)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, November 2007
Simulation-Based Econometric Methods (Gouriéroux and Monfort)
Preface to Economic Democracy (Dahl)
Foundational Dismal Science Blogging
Why Oh Why Can't We Have Better Econophysics?
The Rest Is Commentary
One Big Mutual Fund, or, The Ownership Society (Modest Proposals for the Reform of Corporate Governance, Part 2)
Inducing Disorientation in Larval Economists
Statistical Arbitrage in the Sky
Two Paths
Popular Delusions of Distributed Multi-Agent Systems
The Great American Alpaca Mania of the Early 21st Century
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, October 2004
Learning from "Learning by Doing": Lessons for Economic Growth (Solow)
The Smartest Guys in the Room: The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fall of Enron (McLean and Elkind)
Strong Reciprocity Rules OK
If We Made a Bigger Pie, I'd Get a Smaller Slice
Undoing the Great Risk Shift, or, Saving Capitalism from Itself, Again
Liberty! What Fallacies Are Committed in Thy Name!
The Condition of the Working Class in China
Buy Your Way to Top (Modest Proposals for the Reform of Corporate Governance, Part 1)
Mid-April Reflections; or, Variations on Themes from Krugman
The Facts Belong to Us
"Now Barabbas was a publisher"
Alec Nove! Thou Should'st Be Living at This Hour!
Greetings, Comrade Henwood!
This is Your Market System on Drugs
Today's snippets
This Is Going to Be Fun
Intermittent Finds in Complex Systems and Stuff, No. 1
Great-Granduncle Joe
Socializing Intellectual Property
Short Takes
Professorial Pulchritude
Listen to Him
The Fiscal Crisis of the State
The Revolution Will Be Securitized
Their Markets and Ours
Aground on Scholes of Finance
Capitalism, the Unknown Ideal

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