Blog Review 697


A fun sport for the weekend. What are the major fallacies about economics held by the public to be true?

An extraordinarily bad idea. An FDA for financial products....given the problems of the original FDA, a really bad idea indeed.

Just how bad is Beijing's smog? Rather less bad than our own at a similar level of economic development perhaps?

Looking at Barack Obama and comparison with the Dr. Fox effect.

Your cut out and keep guide to how to heckle at an economics conference (number 1 is, of course, "Adam Smith said that").

A more modern economist discusses matters more modern.

And finally, but Mummy, what is a politician for?