Wednesday, March 29, 2006

French Riot for Higher Unemployment

Well, maybe that is too strong. Here a two takes on French unrest. The first is by Paul Romer on his blog created to help teach economics. The second is from Richard Posner.

The way to success? Buy low!

Of course, this is easier said than done. However, George Mason appears to have been successful on both the economics and basketball front. The details are here. And don't miss the link to the interview with Nobel Laureate Ronald Coase. (If you did, it is here.) (Hat tip to Prosper Raynold)

Tuesday, March 07, 2006

Movie prices, kind of

Was the Bates Motel a good deal? I mean before the shower deal. Les Christie of CNNfn thinks not. (Hat tip to GP)

Friday, March 03, 2006

Rock - crushes scissors

Is there a dominant strategy in this dispute?

The Al Qaeda Employment Contract

The interested reader can provide his or her own editorial comment after reading this fascinating document.