Friday, January 28, 2022


In today's WSJ, here is the funniest thing I have read recently:

Mr. Kurtz and his then-wife kept a 6-acre parcel for themselves, where they built a roughly 30,000-square-foot mansion with a 65-foot saltwater pool, tennis court and indoor basketball court. As the home was nearing completion, Mr. Kurtz said they realized it was too big for their needs.

Saturday, January 15, 2022

History of Economics Summer Camp

Readers of this blog might like to know: 

The Center for the History of Political Economy at Duke University will be hosting another Summer Institute on the History of Economics this summer from June 20-29, 2022. The program is designed for students in graduate programs in economics, though students in graduate school in other fields as well as newly minted PhDs will also be considered.

More information on the Summer Institute is available at this website.