Archive for July 8th, 2013

The wrongs of rights (Right to education, food, and god knows what all??)

July 8, 2013

A brilliant article by Prof Devesh Kapur of University of Pennsylvania. It does not get better than this. It is nicely mixed with criticism and quotes

He criticises this approach by current govt to make right to programmes and undermining every institution:

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Economic Imperialism or Imperial economists?

July 8, 2013

I was just reading this oldish paper by Ed Lazear of Stanford. I thought this was just a title of the paper but realised it has become a proper term in economese.

Prof. Lazear points to the contributions in other social science areas and how it has overpowered the ideas taught in those areas:

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