Tag Archives: choice

The seeds of my dissent from economic orthodoxy were pretty much sown for me by my 1st professor on the 1st day of my 1st economics class. This prof had gone to a great personal trouble to begin our exposure to … Continue reading

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What do you do if the type of person you attract—or are attracted to—isn’t the type of person who makes you happy? Asking for a past life.

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You have options, you know.

You don’t have to listen to the experts. You don’t have to read the newspaper. You could do yoga without paying anyone. You could take a job that pays less than what you were offered elsewhere. You could forgo the … Continue reading

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Radiolab – Roman Mars

02:30 If you look carefully at the entire built world, you can find little stories in every tiny thing. If you recognise that every corner, every seam, every curve was a point of decision by a really deliberate — and probably … Continue reading

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Irrationality in Economics, and “Subjective Probability”

I gave this talk several years ago, but you know what? It’s still pretty decent. Irrationality in Economics   The title is misleading. Like many of my titles, it’s meant to grab attention rather than be exactly correct. I was trying, … Continue reading

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