In every other science, this inability to measure the key category of the theory would be devastating. But not in the science of economics.
Shimshon Bichler, Jonathan Nitzan
A conversation about the “Third Way” between David Sloan Wilson and Tim O’Reilly.
Social marketing provides a more holistic approach to influencing behavioral change.
Flourishing market economy requires, not small government, but high-quality government.
The Chief Economist to the AFL-CIO seizes a teachable moment.
James McGill Buchanan is a name you will rarely hear unless you’ve taken several classes in economics.
While economists like to pretend otherwise, humans are social animals.
Humans create and thrive in a world too complicated to understand
Race-conscious solutions must be at the center of our policy discussions.
Darrick Hamilton and Kyle Strickland
Robust middle incomes deliver the demand that businesses need to produce.
Adam Smith wanted to keep the power of the rich in check.
Linsey J McGoey
As long as we believe the neoclassical farce, we will know nothing about what causes prices.
Every economic model is built on political assumptions
When the Chicago economists discovered that women exist, they added them to the model as if they were just like him.
One economic system dominates the world. But there’s more than one kind of capitalism.
Out of twenty-nine papers covering women on corporate boards, only one was published in an economics journal.
Magical Rites and Sacrificial Rituals.
The opposite of altruistic relations is not selfish relations. It’s power and submission.
Economists like to think they’re immune from ideological influence. New research shows otherwise.
Mohsen Javdani & Ha-Joon Chang
“The class war,” said Keynes, “will find me on the side of the educated bourgeoisie.”
Marginal productivity is a thought virus that is sabotaging the scientific study of income.
Team Human and the Commons Economy
Taking the free out of free markets is making a mockery of democracy.
A Nobel Economist’s Model Dismantled
Where value meets profit meets economic rent.
The godfather of neoclassical economics ignored the market forces of discrimination and slavery.
What matters is not so much the level of inequality as the effect it has.
Evidence that innovation and growth isn’t based on economic self-interest.