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Conversable Economist

In Hume’s spirit, I will attempt to serve as an ambassador from my world of economics, and help in “finding topics of conversation fit for the entertainment of rational creatures.”.

  • By Timothy Taylor
  • Based in United States of America
  • Roughly three posts per week
  • First post on

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Posts per month
Month starting Posts
Jan 2023 15
Feb 2023 13
Mar 2023 18
Apr 2023 12
May 2023 16
Jun 2023 14
Jul 2023 17
Aug 2023 18
Sep 2023 20
Oct 2023 12
Nov 2023 16
Dec 2023 4

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Most recent posts

Whither the UK Economy?
In my experience, discussions of the UK economy almost immediately jump to the “Brexit” question, or whether it was wise for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. But the Brexit vote was in …
On , by conversableeconomist, 648 words
What Would a Job-Based Industrial Policy Look Like?
In some ways, “industrial policy” is a triumph of marketing and branding. With most proposals for corporate tax breaks or subsidies, there is a healthy dose of skepticism and pushback, often using of critical terms …
On , by conversableeconomist, 1,361 words
“Academic” Freedom Has an Adjective in Front of the Noun
Stanley Fish argues that “academic freedom” is “an unfortunate phrase because those who invoke it usually emphasize the word “freedom” and “forget about its controlling and limiting adjective. `Academic’ tells you what the scope of …
On , by conversableeconomist, 552 words