Crooked Timber

Crooked Timber

Crooked Timber

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Out of the crooked timber of humanity, no straight thing was ever made

  • Source type: Blog
  • On Teads since: 07/27/2007
  • Teads score: 23.3609
  • Country: United States
  • Language: English

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  • Crooked Timber

    David Runciman wrote a brief essay http://www.lrb.co.uk/v37/n10/david-runciman/notes-on-the-election in the LRB about the results of the British election. I want to focus on one peculiar passage. Runciman observes: The two countries that have seen the greatest rise in inequality over the past couple of decades are Britain and the United States. Both have a first-past-the-post system […]


    05/27/2015 - 8:12 PM
  • Crooked Timber

    This is a post I’ve been planning to write for a while, with various other CT members alternately encouraging me to do so, and sternly reminding me that the consequences will be entirely on my own head ;-). It’s based on a point I’ve been making over the last few years to all sorts of […]


    05/26/2015
  • Crooked Timber

    As part of the research for Economics in Two Lessons, I’m looking in to the history of some of the ideas I’m talking about, including Pareto optimality, externalities and of course opportunity cost. I’m undecided as to whether I’ll include this material, perhaps as starred (skip if you feel like it) sections, or in an […]


    05/26/2015