Category Economics

God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater by Kurt Vonnegut

Thus did a handful of rapacious citizens come to control all that was worth controlling in America. Thus was the savage and stupid and entirely inappropriate and unnecessary and humorless American class system created. Honest, industrious, peaceful citizens were classed as bloodsuckers, if they asked to be paid a living wage. And they saw that […]

Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

“If Indiana Jones were an economist, he’d be Steven Levitt ” – The Wall Street Journal At almost exactly 200 pages and with chapter titles like  “How is the Klu Klux Klan like a Group of Real-Estate Agents” and “Why Do Drug Dealers Still Live With Their Moms?” this wildly interesting quick read is basically […]