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I was Ayn Rand’s lover

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Posted this on twitter a few minutes ago, but I’ve just stumbled on the best piece of satirical writing that I have read in ages: I was Ayn Rand’s lover by G...

Review - Economics Evolving (Agnar Sandmo)

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Following an email exchange with Dan Kuehn and Jon Catalán, I decided that it was finally time to write up a review for Agnar Sandmo’s “Economics Evolving” (...

A journey through the seasons

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After my previous Norway bump, here are two videos that seem appropriate.<iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.c...

Thinking of doing a PhD?

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Well, then consider doing it in Norway. I've been quietly promoting this line for a while. So, alongside the regular factors for choosing a graduate program,...

Too good not to share

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File this under the "Unintended hilarity" section.  Via Ryan Coetzee, I see that South Africa’s beloved Minister of Sport and Recreation, Mr Fikile Apri...