Here’s An Interesting Psychology Question

Lynne Kiesling I am sitting alone in my living room catching up on the day while I await the arrival of the KP Spouse so we can dine. I am indulging in a favorite alone pleasure: Virgin Radio UK on the spiffy music server (it’s too pop-y for the KP Spouse). Franz Ferdinand’s “Do You … More Here’s An Interesting Psychology QuestionMore Here’s An Interesting Psychology Question

Edmund Phelps, Nobel Laureate

Lynne Kiesling Edmund Phelps has won this year’s Bank of Sweden Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics. Can’t argue with that, very important macro work that revealed the complexity of the interaction between inflation and unemployment. Tyler’s of course got the summary, and his take mirrors mine: But Phelps is not an economist who has influenced … More Edmund Phelps, Nobel LaureateMore Edmund Phelps, Nobel Laureate

Stampeding to the Vapid and Meddling Middle in Pennsylvania Politics

Lynne Kiesling This David Weigel article from the November issue of Reason made me very glad that I don’t live in Pennsylvania anymore (not that Illinois politics offers me any attractive choices either). The not-so-secret twist of Pennsylvania’s Senate race is that both candidates are trying to reshape their parties’ coalitions by tacking hard to … More Stampeding to the Vapid and Meddling Middle in Pennsylvania PoliticsMore Stampeding to the Vapid and Meddling Middle in Pennsylvania Politics