With the bad weather blowing in and holidays around the corner, my mind has slipped into thinking about places I’d rather be than Virginia. Italy, Paris, Switzerland…I have visited Europe a couple times. Unfortunately, as my bank account can’t fund a trans-Atlantic flight, I have had to mostly reminisce of the good times there. One … Continue reading Robert Mundell: Three Choices? Not in My Financial Market! ?
Paying for stuff has some weird psychological effects on people. Paying a little extra to minimize these effects is economically efficient. Happy and nerdy Every Tuesday, before our evening class, two of my classmates and I grab some grub at a local eatery within walking distance of our campus. It has become our little tradition … Continue reading Be Happy: Don’t Split The Tab
Every day, we are plagued with a slew of choices to make — which shampoo to buy, which menu item to pick, should we study this chapter or skip it? Some decisions are a little more serious, like should a Samsung recall a phone that can potentially explode and kill people? Or, when is it … Continue reading Milton Friedman: The Man Who Can’t Be Moved