Amity Shlaes Is a Good Read

In my relaxed perusals of the news this holiday weekend, I found two extremely good analyses by the typically good Amity Shlaes of the Financial Times. In her 27 June column she made a very important point about tipping in restaurants and a recent Supreme Court decision: In the Fior d’Italia case, summed up on … More Amity Shlaes Is a Good ReadMore Amity Shlaes Is a Good Read

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The IAEE conference was very good — lots of interesting papers, and I was fascinated by the similarities and the differences of the issues and approaches across this very international group of economists. In the next couple of days I’ll be posting a summary of remarks from Lord Nigel Lawson, who was Chancellor of the … More Back Home AgainMore Back Home Again