Monthly Archives: December 2006

Remembering Two Economic Giants

This year, the world lost two economic giants — one on each side of the political spectrum.

— John Kenneth Galbraith is remembered here.

— Thoughts from a wide variety of economists on Milton Friedman can be found here.

The Economics of LOST

Here is a detailed look at the economic structure on the island in ABC’s LOST.

After reading, you will likely understand why Sawyer has always been one of my favorite characters.

Everyone’s A Keynesian

President Bush:

As we work with Congress in the coming year to chart a new course in Iraq and strengthen our military to meet the challenges of the 21st century, we must also work together to achieve important goals for the American people here at home. This work begins with keeping our economy growing. … And I encourage you all to go shopping more.

HT: Economist’s View

Barry’s New Look

Barry Ritholtz’s “Big Picture” blog has a new look. Check it out…