Monthly Archives: November 2011

Student discontent, teaching economics, and Robin Wells’s suggestions for shifting our perspective: A historical case

On November 2nd, some Harvard undergraduate students walked out of Greg Mankiw’s introductory economics course and wrote an open letter criticizing the biases inherent in the current teaching of economics. On November 2nd, I was sitting in the Hayden Library … Continue reading

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The lucky consistency of Friedman’s Science and Politics

In relation to a post I wrote today for the playground blog, here’s my paper on Milton Friedman. It is to be published in a forthcoming book edited by Philip Mirowski, Tom Stapleford and Rob Van Horn by Cambridge University … Continue reading

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