Monthly Archives: August 2014

Poor Economics by Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo: think small, and feel good

Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty by Abhijit V. Banerjee My rating: 5 of 5 stars A lively account of the application of the methods of science to a field where politics, philosophy, and … Continue reading

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Calliope? Is that you?

Rage—Goddess, sing the rage of Peleus’ son Achilles, murderous, doomed, that cost the Achaeans countless losses, hurling down to the House of Death so many sturdy souls, great fighters’ souls, but made their bodies carrion, feasts for the dogs and … Continue reading

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