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The Law of Demand

NOVEMBER 05, 2012 by ART CARDEN

Ignoring the law of demand often has perverse consequences. Art Carden has a few examples.

Book Review

Identity Economics: How Our Identities Shape Our Work, Wages, and Well-Being

MARCH 28, 2012 by ART CARDEN

In order to makes economics a more useful tool for improving institutions and society, 2001 Nobel laureate George Akerlof and Rachel Kranton study people's notion of who they are and how they behave.

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December 2014

Unfortunately, educating people about phenomena that are counterintuitive, not-so-easy to remember, and suggest our individual lack of human control (for starters) can seem like an uphill battle in the war of ideas. So we sally forth into a kind of wilderness, an economic fairyland. We are myth busters in a world where people crave myths more than reality. Why do they so readily embrace untruth? Primarily because the immediate costs of doing so are so low and the psychic benefits are so high.
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