Smart consumers. stupid voters

Chris Dillow / August 21, 2019 at 1:02 PM 24 views

What do ordinary folk know about economics? This question has been revived by Simon, who argues that support for a no-deal Brexit is based upon “information failure” caused by our biased and inadequate media. This is in a similar spirit…

The dubious logic of commodification

Chris Dillow / August 18, 2019 at 1:12 PM 70 views

The proposal to raise the pension age to 75 reminds us of an under-appreciated fact – that there is, at least sometimes, a conflict between human flourishing and economic rationality on the one hand and the logic of capitalist accumulation…