McCloskey on the tricks of an economist’s trade



Robustness in Economics and Econometrics: Interview with Tom Sargent

Rothbard on Insider Trading

What might be wrong with Behavioral Economics: Deirdre McCloskey

David Friedman Speaking at the Freedom Summit – Market Failure

Free To Choose 1980 – The Tyranny of Control – Hand Looms

McDonald’s Workers Just Lovin’ Their #ZeroHoursContracts @suemoroney @IainLG @FairnessNZ

Revealed preference rules. Not only do about half of unemployed turned down offers of zero hour contract jobs, those that switch from a zero hours contract to minimum hours are not much different from the number of people in these type of jobs who would be quitting to another job anyway.


Source: McDonald’s Workers Are Just Lovin’ Their Zero Hours Contracts – Forbes and McDonald’s offer staff the chance to get off zero-hours contracts | UK news | The Guardian.

Left-wing hypocrisy knows no bounds – unionising workforce edition