02 Oct 2013


Potpourri, Shameless Self-Promotion 4 Comments

==> Mark Spitznagel is the subject of this DealB%k post. (Recall that I was a consultant on Spitznagel’s new book The Dao of Capital.)

==> Indian Central banker Rajan is wary of ultra-low interest rates.

==> I didn’t set this up, but here’s where you can get all of your Macho Man Murphy memorabilia.

==> Steve Mariotti details the rescue of Mises’ papers from the Soviets.

==> According to this empirical research, economists are not hot by any stretch, but we’re more attractive than you would expect, given our high intelligence.

==> Berkshire Hathaway’s Charles Munger (a billionaire himself) says Americans should thank God for the bailout of the banks, but that the little guy needs to suck it up and not take government handouts. (Really.) I actually have to give a hat tip to Paul Krugman on this one (don’t have the link to his post on it).

4 Responses to “Potpourri”

  1. Enopoletus Harding says:

    Just in the news from the BBC:

    Among them, according viewing history, was economics. In particular, Mr Ulbricht’s account had “favourited” several clips from the Ludwig von Mises Institute, a renowned Austrian school of economics.

    -Auburn is in Austria?

  2. JSR08 says:

    I suggest for your next video, you Snap into a Slim Jim.

  3. Tel says:

    Out of left field I know… but some young Economists considering empiricism. I admire their effort:


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