Something on pollution policy.
Thoughts on the 2008 financial crisis
Krugman on European Crisis
Information: Supply & Demand
Auctioning Diverse goods
The flip side of the 2nd price auction
The Price of Power
Bus fare and Concave Utility
Money; Beginnings of Money
Cell Phone Money in Africa
Jana African Crowd Sourcing; Other Crowd Sourcing
Dreams of the Digital Silk Road (DSR)
Paying for Shared Data in a Computer
Contracts for storing data
Argument for Open Data
Queuing Theory and stock Markets
Fast ‘Hebbian’ market trading.
Coase’s theory of the firm
Service Levels, Roman aqueducts, service levels
Bidding for CPU Cycles in a Timesharing System
Admonitions vs. Incentives
Low transaction costs
An Automated Auction in ATM Network Bandwidth
Nature of Trust
Incentives, Entitlements and Copyrights
Wealth and early trade
room and board
What is the economy?
Two Parables of Liquidity and Capital
Post Singularity Economics
Dueling Professional Views on HOV Lanes
prediction, information markets, idea futures
Euphemisms for printing money
Cost of Health Care
Feelings on DRM
Scarce Resources and exfiltration
Pay for News Retailing news
To Own a Number
A Product Reputation System
Carbon Tax Ideas
I find Bertrand Russell a clear thinker. I disagree with several of his conclusions in “In Praise of Idleness”. I find it a good exercise to track down his implicit assumptions with which I disagree.
New Axelrod Results; Tit for Tat overthrown
Roughgarden’s Price of Anarchy paper
Shadows of comm prices
Estimates of World GDP, One Million B.C. — Present; GDP??
Expensive Technical Journals
Stan O’neal of Merrill Lynch
Benjamin Franklin’s paper money notes
David Freidman’s The Machinery of Freedom
Nick Szabo argues that money preceded barter.
The Zero Marginal Cost Society
This piece from the Atlantic worries about the things that I do in 2011. I wish that some of the claims were better substantiated. On the other hand I have not had the time to follow any of the references.