Pete Boettke’s On A Roll

Lynne Kiesling While I was otherwise engaged this week, Pete Boettke was on a roll over at Austrian Economists. First was this post about economic discourse, building off of earlier posts by Tyler Cowen and Greg Mankiw, both addressing various aspects of how economists develop and communicate their ideas. Pete picks up on the apparent … More Pete Boettke’s On A RollMore Pete Boettke’s On A Roll

Profits: Apple and Intel Going Opposite Directions

Lynne Kiesling Earlier this week Apple announced its quarterly profits for Q2; profits increased by 48 percent. Unexpectedly continued strong iPod sales combined with a 61 percent increase in sales of laptop computers. What the WaPo article doesn’t say, but I saw in other places, is that the power and operating system flexibility of the … More Profits: Apple and Intel Going Opposite DirectionsMore Profits: Apple and Intel Going Opposite Directions

Seminar: Freedom, Tolerance, and Civil Society

Lynne Kiesling The radio silence from yours truly has been due to the concatenation (one of my favorite words) of two events: a project deadline today and my participation as a faculty member in the Institute for Humane Studies seminar Freedom, Tolerance, and Civil Society (note the serial comma, so there, Tom!). I gave three … More Seminar: Freedom, Tolerance, and Civil SocietyMore Seminar: Freedom, Tolerance, and Civil Society