Dhoninomics – Economic lessons from MSD

It's the Market, Stupid!


John Maynard Keynes, the well known British Economist, called economics an ‘apparatus of the mind’ implying that it was a tool you could use to analyse what goes on in the world and how we can, as Sylvia Nasar wrote in her book ‘Grand Pursuit’, ‘[make] the most of its possibilities’. Wedded as we are to taking that economics lens to the everyday world here at this blog, I could not help but notice a few economics themes and lessons during my movie outing last week. I was out watching Neeraj Pandey’s biopic of MS Dhoni, M S Dhoni – The Untold Story, which while overlong and slightly uneven for the most parts [I reviewed the movie here], did raise some fascinating economics questions. The story is straightforward and well known – a boy who reluctantly took up cricket as a kid, while growing up in a relatively…

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Utopia - you are standing in it promotes a classical liberal view of the world and champion the mass flourishing of humanity through capitalism and the rule of law. The origin of the blog is explained in the first blog post at https://utopiayouarestandinginit.wordpress.com/2014/03/12/why-call-my-blog-utopia-you-are-standing-in-it/

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