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The seeds of my dissent from economic orthodoxy were pretty much sown for me by my 1st professor on the 1st day of my 1stĀ 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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Do [people] achieve the optimal allocation of [their] time…? My answer is no; people allocate a disproportionate amount of time to the pursuit of pecuniary rather than nonpecuniary objectives, as well as to “comfort” and positional goods, and shortchange goals … Continue reading

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