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In today's Boston Globe.
Posted by Peter T. Leeson on January 31, 2010 at 10:02 AM | Permalink
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Nice job, Pete - some of the comments are hilarious. (One even accused you of journalism!)
Mark D. White |
January 31, 2010 at 02:03 PM
I enjoyed the paper a great deal, but I have to admit that I was disappointed to learn that "getting medieval on [one's] a**" involves neither blow torches nor pliars, but rather insufficiently heated coals, lukewarm boiling water, and rigged state-fair-like dunk-tanks.
Jared Barton |
February 01, 2010 at 01:52 AM
Either she's a witch or everyone gets duck soup. Both possible outcomes are desirable. That's what I call institution design.
February 01, 2010 at 03:54 AM
So if medieval "justice" was a bootstrap equilibrium, i.e. worked through self-validating beliefs, does this imply that the same could be true of a Keynesian macroeconomic "stimulus" program? Discuss.
Lawrence H. White |
February 01, 2010 at 12:26 PM
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