Russ Roberts

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Name: Russ Roberts
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Watch Your Favorite Econ Bloggers Debate Piketty Today

Today, at 1:15  p.m. , Tyler Cowen and Russ Roberts will be debating Brad DeLong and Robert Solow about the topic of inequality and Thomas Piketty’s work. You can watch the event’s live stream here .For some background on the debate, check out Heritage ... [Published National Review - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Afterthoughts on Elizabeth Green EconTalk episode, by Russ Roberts

I've done a lot of interviews on education at EconTalk and there's always more to learn. There were two moments that really stuck with me from this conversation with Elizabeth Green about her book, Building a Better Teacher . One is the importance ... [Published EconLog - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

10 Tuesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • Hilsenrath: Fed Chief Yellen Seeks Interest-Rate Consensus ( WSJ ) see also As Bond-Buying Ends, Yellen Now Will Chart Course for Federal Reserve ( NYT ) • Cathy O’Neil on Math, Wall St and Occupy Wall Street: EconTalk Episode ... [Published The Big Picture Blog - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Theron M. Hall

, 93, peacefully returned home to his heavenly father Friday, Sept. 12, 2014. He was born Sept. 18, 1920, in Eagar to Ashley Moroni and Laura Jane Burgess Hall.After graduating from Round Valley High School, Theron served a mission in the Southern States ... [Published WMI Central - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

The Summer of Sharing, by Russ Roberts

(I'm Russ Roberts, the host of EconTalk , a sister site of EconLog here at the Library of Economics and Liberty. I'm going to blog here from time to time about what's going on at EconTalk.) It has been the summer of the sharing economy at EconTalk. ... [Published EconLog - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

“Safe, cheap, clean energy is probably the most important thing an individual can do for the future of the world”

“I have studied a lot about what I think is sort of the best use of my time and money and what I think will help the world the most. And I really do believe that safe, cheap, clean energy is probably the most important thing an individual can do ... [Published SeekerBlog - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Breaking a “Pay-It-Forward” Chain Isn’t Being a “Cheap Bastard.” It’s Good Economics.

When you combine coffee with a poor understanding of economics, two things can happen: You feel smug and self-congratulatory, or you demonize the wrong person. Both happened at the same Starbucks this week, when a chain of 378 people “paying it forward” ... [Published Fast Company - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Canada is good at inventing, not so good at selling

In the late ’90s, Moncton-based Micro-Optics Design Corp. had the best eyeglass manufacturing machine on the market. By 2003, it had raised $50-million in funding, including $34-million in venture capital. Its intellectual property was picked up by a ... [Published Globe and Mail - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

Why Taxi Medallion Owners Don't Deserve a Government Bailout

Who’s going to shed a tear for AndrewMurstein, the wealthy founder and president of the investmentfirm Medallion Financial, if his net worth plummets because the high-tech car services Uber,Lyft, and Sidecar obliterate the traditional taxi industry? ... [Published REASON Online - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

A conversation on dying from cancer

D. G. Myers Health care needs to be improved on many levels, from the financing and governance of national health care systems to the care we express when we interact with those who are sick or dying. D. G. Myers is a literary critic with late stage ... [Published The Incidental Economist (Posts) - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Arrived in my Twitter feed

Notice of: How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life: An Unexpected Guide to Human Nature and Happiness By Russ Roberts, now available for pre-order. ... [Published Marginal Revolution - Jul 09 2014]
First reported May 13 2014 - Updated May 13 2014 - 2 reports

Opinion: Why Frank Underwood is a Democrat

Hoover Institution Fellow Russ Roberts on how Republicans have lost the moral high ground—and how they can regain it. Photo: Facebook.com/HouseofCards ... [Published WSJ.com Video - Digits - May 13 2014]

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Awesome Stuff: Podcasts To Listen To [Published Techdirt - Sep 20 2014]
Watch Your Favorite Econ Bloggers Debate Pikett... [Published National Review - Sep 19 2014]
Afterthoughts on Elizabeth Green EconTalk episo... [Published EconLog - Sep 19 2014]
10 Tuesday PM Reads [Published The Big Picture Blog - Sep 16 2014]
Theron M. Hall [Published WMI Central - Sep 16 2014]
Moving Picture Institute and Emergent Create Ec... [Published Individual.com - Sep 16 2014]
The Summer of Sharing, by Russ Roberts [Published EconLog - Sep 11 2014]
YouTube Comedy Series EconPop Spoofs Back To Sc... [Published InvestorPoint.com - Sep 11 2014]
The 14 best business books to add to your fall ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Executive - Sep 06 2014]
“Safe, cheap, clean energy is probably the most... [Published SeekerBlog - Sep 06 2014]
Euniece W. Wardell [Published Davis County Clipper - Aug 25 2014]
Breaking a “Pay-It-Forward” Chain Isn’t Being a... [Published Fast Company - Aug 22 2014]
Should We 'Tape Everything'? [Published National Review - Aug 21 2014]
Canada is good at inventing, not so good at sel... [Published Globe and Mail - Aug 18 2014]
Euniece W. Wardell [Published Lovell Chronicle - Aug 15 2014]
Sam Altman “I believe the 22nd century is going... [Published SeekerBlog - Aug 14 2014]
Uber's Strategy: Appeal to People, Not Power?, ... [Published EconLog - Aug 11 2014]
Trust, Even in the Face of Government Hostility... [Published EconLog - Aug 07 2014]
The Greatest Invention in History, by David Hen... [Published EconLog - Aug 06 2014]
Chris Blattman on Cash, Poverty, and Development [Published 3quarksdaily - Aug 01 2014]
Yes, The Guys Using Legal Loopholes To Screw Ov... [Published Techdirt - Jul 30 2014]
Recent Reading: Adam Thierer, Permissionless In... [Published EconLog - Jul 24 2014]
*How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life* [Published Marginal Revolution - Jul 23 2014]
Why Taxi Medallion Owners Don't Deserve a Gover... [Published REASON Online - Jul 15 2014]
Why Taxi Medallion Owners Don't Deserve a Gover... [Published Hit & Run - Jul 15 2014]
A conversation on dying from cancer [Published The Incidental Economist (Posts) - Jul 15 2014]
Arrived in my Twitter feed [Published Marginal Revolution - Jul 09 2014]
Assorted links [Published Marginal Revolution - Jun 25 2014]
Marc Andreessen on net neutrality [Published Marginal Revolution - May 23 2014]
Opinion: Here's Why Frank Underwood is a Democrat [Published WSJ.com Video - Digits - May 13 2014]
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Awesome Stuff: Podcasts To Listen To [Published Techdirt - Sep 20 2014]
Normally, each Saturday we use the awesome stuff post to highlight interesting (and sometimes not so interesting) crowdfunding projects. But every so often we like to shake it up with something different. This week, I'm going to discuss some of the ...
Afterthoughts on Elizabeth Green EconTalk episo... [Published EconLog - Sep 19 2014]
I've done a lot of interviews on education at EconTalk and there's always more to learn. There were two moments that really stuck with me from this conversation with Elizabeth Green about her book, Building a Better Teacher . One is the importance ...
10 Tuesday PM Reads [Published The Big Picture Blog - Sep 16 2014]
My afternoon train reads: • Hilsenrath: Fed Chief Yellen Seeks Interest-Rate Consensus ( WSJ ) see also As Bond-Buying Ends, Yellen Now Will Chart Course for Federal Reserve ( NYT ) • Cathy O’Neil on Math, Wall St and Occupy Wall Street: EconTalk Episode ...
The Summer of Sharing, by Russ Roberts [Published EconLog - Sep 11 2014]
(I'm Russ Roberts, the host of EconTalk , a sister site of EconLog here at the Library of Economics and Liberty. I'm going to blog here from time to time about what's going on at EconTalk.) It has been the summer of the sharing economy at EconTalk. ...
The 14 best business books to add to your fall ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Executive - Sep 06 2014]
As we shake off the summer malaise and head into fall, it’s the perfect time to read some motivational and insightful business books. And there’s no shortage of good material. Coming out in the next two months are memoirs packed with advice, like Virgin ...
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