Archive for October 5th, 2011

Economics in the Next Ten Years?

October 5, 2011

Superb article  by David Warsh.

He summarises the upcoming research in economics from this compendium of short papers. These short papers were written by 55 economists on variety of things they would like to address in next ten years.

Exciting stuff to come ahead 🙂  and tons to read as well 😦

With this, wishing all the visitors to the blog a very Happy Dussehra. Have a great festival season ahead..

History of financial regulation in US from 1789 to 2009

October 5, 2011

This is just an amazing paper from the duo Alejandro Komai and Gary Richardson, I can’t find a free version so only NBER subscribers have access to it. Economic history is so fascinating that each time you get great insights which matter so much now.

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Is Euro currency just like the proposed Eurobonds?

October 5, 2011

This is a terrific article from John Cochrane of U Chicago.

The article criticises Europe’s approach of not allowing Greece to default and making the crisis worse for the whole union. He says the new idea of Eurobonds is not going to happen. Infact, Euros are just like Eurobonds – currency guaranteed by 17 EMU economies:

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KBC-5 and prospect theory

October 5, 2011

I just wrote a random post a while ago on economics of choices in KBC. Another random thought occured to me watching some recent KBC episodes.

Some background first…

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