Archive for July 22nd, 2015

What would Prof. Daniel Kahneman eliminate if he had a magic wand?

July 22, 2015

Nice interview/profile of Prof Kahnemann who remains as active as ever in his 80s.

He says if given a magic wand he will eliminate overconfidence from humans:

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Why Hayek first missed and then moved towards Free Banking?

July 22, 2015

Prof. Geroge Selgin has a piece on this. (Update:Joseph Salerno of Mises says Prof Selgin is partly right; this is how we figure the history of thought)

One would imagine someone like Hayek would favor free banking (banking system without a central bank running their own currencies) right from the very beginning. But no. This transition/change of views happened fairly late:

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Ease or regulate living in India??

July 22, 2015

Zubin Tucker, a British student reflects on his experiences in India. He does not undrstand why things which should be easy are so restrictive (like drinking age) and things which should have some regulation are so easy (like following traffic rules).

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Guess who feels good about Greece?? Global investors..

July 22, 2015

The ones who bring trouble are also the ones who seem to be enjoying the most from Greece mess.

Matthew Winkler of Bloomberg has a story:

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