Archive for December, 2011

Here’s Jeffrey Miron, the Harvard Economics Department’s Director of Undergraduate Studies, shilling for a libertarian think tank (one that’s apparently well-funded enough to afford to purchase ads on Youtube promoting its professionally produced videos):

The best part is where he blames the financial crisis on government overregulation. Because in a truly laissez-faire world, naturally crucial money center banks would never turn themselves into gigantic casinos because…look it’s Halley’s Comet!

I can’t possibly imagine why anyone would have a problem with the way Greg Mankiw teaches Ec 10.

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Procrastination: The Best Cure For a Blogging Hiatus

If anyone wants to get me the Stop Making Sense DVD for Hanukkah, I’ll be eternally grateful.