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The Impact of the Work of Gary Becker

“It [economics] is judged ultimately by how well it helps us understand the world, and how well we can help improve it.” – Gary Becker

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Developments in Economics, 1950-1990

From Jim Heckman’s retrospective on Gary Becker:

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Interesting Links: Social Security Liabilities & Economics of the Drug War

Here are some links today of articles that I didn’t entirely agree with but which bring up some interesting points. 1. Social Security is (slightly) worse off than we think. They make some interesting points about problems with how social … Continue reading

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