Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Coarse Thinking and Persuasion

A very interesting paper on "Coarse Thinking and Persuasion" by Sendhil Mullainathan et al. Such a treat to read./starting from the problem design and how its approached from different ways to present a thorough analysis.

Another paper I found very interesting is Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo's paper titled "The Economic Lives of the Poor"

Bonus: "An interview with Eugene Fama", considered the father of efficient market theory.

Sunday, February 18, 2007

Undercover Economist

"Undercover Economist" by Tim Harford. One of the best books I have read since "Freakanomics".

Tim Harford also writes in FT, Forbes, Slate, BBC and NYT. His column in the FT titled "Dear Economist" looks at everyday problems through the eyes of an economist. It is a lot of fun to read some of the problems and his solutions to those :-)

And here is a list of famous indiblogs