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In Memoriam June 12, 2016 David Backus::
A longtime friend and a great economist. See the Backus webpage for more information.
[Posted at 06/15/2016 08:17 AM by David K. Levine ]
Special Issue of Games and Economic Behavior in Honor of Lloyd Shapley:
The call for papers is out
[Posted at 05/21/2016 01:15 AM by David K. Levine ]
For economists concerned about Elsevier taking over SSRN and wishing to archive their papers in a repository that is indexed by RePEc (and hence Google): you may not be aware that RePEc has an archiving service the Munich Personal RePEc Archive.
[Posted at 05/17/2016 11:52 PM by David K. Levine ]
Reading List on Institutions and History:
The list of books we have been reading in our reading group.
[Posted at 01/25/2016 01:14 AM by David K. Levine ]
My remarks last year when Jean received the honorary doctorate from the EUI.
[Posted at 01/25/2016 01:12 AM by David K. Levine ]
The Keynesian Illusion:
[Posted at 03/15/2015 02:14 AM by David K. Levine ]
NPR on Patents:
An NPR program on patents based on an interview with Michele and me.
[Posted at 07/31/2014 04:05 AM by David K. Levine ]
Review of Acemoglu and Robinson's Why Nations Fail:
Can we explain the world by extractive and inclusive political institutions?
[Posted at 09/30/2012 12:55 AM by David K. Levine ]
Is Behavioral Economics Doomed?:
Now available everywhere From Openbook Publishers - a new open access book about traditional and behavioral economics.
[Posted at 06/20/2012 08:05 AM by David K. Levine ]
papers, more research, more news)
"Learning Dynamics Based on Social Comparisons" [06/30/16] (with J. Block and D. Fudenberg)
"Entertaining Malthus: Bread, Circuses and Economic Growth" [06/22/16] (with R. Dutta, N. Papageorge and L. Wu)
"Voter Participation with Collusive Parties" [05/18/16] (with A. Mattozzi)
"A Folk Theorem with Codes of Conduct" [05/15/16] (with J. Block)
"Size, Fungibility, and the Strength of Lobbying Organizations" [05/07/16] (with S. Modica)
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