Eichengreen on How Economists Went Astray

Michael Giberson When Paul Krugman wrote about “how economists got it wrong” in the New York Times Magazine, after a few preliminary remarks the story became all about Keynes, Keynesians, and New Keynesians.  By my count the name “Keynes” or some variant of it shows up over 50 times in the essay. He talks a … More Eichengreen on How Economists Went Astray

Jonah Lehrer, Autism, and Surfing

Lynne Kiesling I’ve been reading a lot of neuroscience-related books this summer (more on that later …), and I’ve really been enjoying Jonah Lehrer’s blog The Frontal Cortex. If you are interested in the connections between the brain and human action and human decision-making, you will get a lot out of it. I will have … More Jonah Lehrer, Autism, and Surfing