Tuesday, December 29, 2009

AEA Humor Session

For those of you attending the meeting of the American Economic Association next week, here is a session you might want to attend:

AEA Economics Humor Session in Honor of Caroline Postelle Clotfelter
  • Sunday Jan 3 at 8 pm at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis [www.marriott.com] room A704. Free and open to the public!
  • Merle Hazard [www.merlehazard.com] ("Busted Dreams and Cheatin' Hearts: The Credit Crisis, Nashville-Style")
  • Hugo Mialon of Emory University ("The Economics of Faking Ecstasy")
  • Jodi N. Beggs [www.economistsdoitwithmodels.com] of Harvard University ("Economists Do It with Models")
  • Stand-up economist Yoram Bauman [www.standupeconomist.com] ("What to Expect When You're Expecting the Nobel Prize").
  • Kenneth West of the University of Wisconsin will be presiding.