Thursday, September 02, 2010

This year's Freshman Seminar

My freshman seminar starts today.  Here are the books we are reading this year (in this order):
  • The Worldly Philosophers, by Robert Heilbronr
  • Reinventing the Bazaar: A Natural History of Markets, by John McMillan
  • Thinking Strategically, by Avinash Dixit and Barry Nalebuff
  • Capitalism and Freedom, by Milton Friedman
  • Equality and Efficiency: The Big Tradeoff, by Arthur Okun
  • Nudge, by Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein
  • How the Economy Works, by Roger E.A. Farmer
  • The Return of Depression Economics, by Paul Krugman
  • The Road to Serfdom, Friedrich Hayek
  • The Myth of the Rational Voter, by Bryan Caplan
  • The Big Questions, by Steven Landsburg