I saw this a few years back, and the data stop in 2006, but in many ways I think it works better that way. This is US data, and we know how the story ended in the US. In the UK I think we’d still find ourselves near the top, but what do I know?
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The RSA have edited highlights of my talk on Monday, introducing some of the ideas behind “Adapt”.
I know a lot of you have been waiting for this – the “Fight of the Century” between Keynes and Hayek, and congratulations to John Papola and Russ Roberts for transforming the way economics is communicated:
Personally I prefer the first video, “Fear the Boom and Bust”:
Funnier, and the Hayekian sympathies of its creators are conveyed with a bit more subtlety. Nevertheless the world of economics communication is a better place with these rapping titans in it.
Steve Ziliak, haiku economist and co-author of The Cult of Statistical Significance, points me to this geeky but splendid video about a much-misunderstood subject:
Steve’s a guest on this week’s More or Less. Here’s an earlier piece about his work, although I am worried that I may have got some of the technical details wrong.