Blog and Substack contest winners – Marginal REVOLUTION

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To date there are three: 1. Anton Howes for his Substack Age of Invention.  He is a historian of invention, often but not exclusively focusing...

Trump moves to ban Chinese payment apps including Alipay

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US president Donald Trump moved to ban transactions with Chinese payment applications including Alipay, WeChat Pay and Tencent’s QQ Wallet on Tuesday, stoking tensions...

ECB meeting, EU summit, UK vaccine

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Europe will be very much the focus of attention this week with a long-awaited European Central Bank meeting, an EU summit and the “last...

*Religion and the Rise of Capitalism* – Marginal REVOLUTION

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That is the new, forthcoming book by Benjamin M. Friedman, due out in January, you can pre-order here.  I will be inviting him to...

Saturday assorted links – Marginal REVOLUTION

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1. More on the multiple vaccines problem.  And sitting in on the FDA vaccine panel meeting.  And Arthur W. Baker, EV winner for his...

Wall Street Outsiders versus the Hedge Funds | Mark Hendrickson

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The investment world was convulsed last week when at least one hedge fund (Melvin Capital) lost billions of dollars. The sudden, massive losses happened...

The Great Depression | Hans F. Sennholz

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Although the Great Depression engulfed the world economy many years ago, it lives on as a nightmare for individuals old enough to remember and...

Semiconductor supply chain too concentrated in Asia, says Smiths Group

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The head of Smiths Group, the UK engineering conglomerate, has criticised semiconductor supply chains for being too concentrated in Asia and warned of disruption...

The Yellen-Akerlof Connection Isn’t Good News for the Treasury | Gary Galles

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As part of the rollout of his coming administration, Joe Biden announced his intention to nominate Janet Yellen as his Treasury secretary. As with...

Wednesday assorted links – Marginal REVOLUTION

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1. I am happy to see StatNews expanding, they were earlier winners of an Emergent Ventures prize. 2. Herd immunity in Manaus, Brazil. 3. 64 reasons...

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