Archive for May 19th, 2010

How Iceland was shocked when IMF endorsed capital controls

May 19, 2010

Arnór Sighvatsson, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Iceland gives an interesting speech talking about the topic.

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Poverty economists: Should they put more skin in the game?

May 19, 2010

Ravi Kanbur of Cornell Univ writes this excellent piece on Poverty professionals/ economists. (HT: Chris Blattman Blog)

He laments how analysing poverty has become a great career path. Though he does not say it but economists still don’t know how to solve the poverty problem. So, it worsens the stated problem. It is all quite ironical.

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