Just read this from Emily Stewart at Vox this morning … looks like somebody has read June post, “The Growth Game”! Check it out here (always good to see supporting evidence).
Since the Club of Rome’s 1972 report Limits to Growth we have seen both decline and resurgence of its conclusions — what comes next in macroeconomic analysis?
What is macroeconomic data measuring, really? Does it matter for a “healthy economy”?
Dealing with emergent properties in science and statistics can be challenging. Some things just can’t be explained or analyzed.
From simple barter economies to cryptocurrencies, wealth and capital have transformed themselves through history, but in some ways stay the same …
Bargaining with prospective employers for salary and other things works better for some than others — we are not all Tom Bradys!
What is at the root of the new cold war with China? Looking at different forms of imperialism …
Macroeconomics deals with the “big” issues of economic policy, but isn’t it all just built on a house of cards? Too abstract to have real meaning?
Nathan Robinson, in Current Affairs, has covered the same ground as my last post here, Avi Loeb’s Extraterrestrial. Nathan is a gifted writer and journalist. Hats off! Anyway, if you read my post, “Do We Care If We Are Alone?, ” you may be interested in this: https://www.currentaffairs.org/2021/05/were-not-alone-in-the-universe?fbclid=IwAR3-3deXeN8gHH2BRNPw60VnW1qL2uq-iXl-R4rV5dYWlx1BADuS7dw3838
Avi Loeb’s best-selling book, Extraterrestrial, asks the question: Do we care about our origins? And, explores some of the ethics of space travel. It’s about discovery! Remember Carl Sagan?