Vladimir Putin and Game Theory

  You know, I try to have some love for all my brethren in the social sciences, but sometimes the economists make it so difficult.

Stupid College Tricks: Is it worth it?

Today the Daily Beast ran a piece asking the agonizing question: “The Price of College Has Increased 1120 Percent Since 1978, So Is It Worth It?” The answer is: it depends. I usually write about foreign policy, but I’ve been teaching undergraduates . . . Continue reading →

The Death of Expertise: A reader writes in

A Mr. Hal O’Brien took the time to post a note on my article on “The Death of Expertise,” and asked me to come by his website to take a look at it. I did. I know nothing about Mr. O’Brien, although . . . Continue reading →