A new blog has been established which will be of great interest to those interested in the history of political economy by Irwin Collier of the John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies of Freie Universität Berlin-- Economics in the Rear-View Mirror, Archival Artifacts from the History of Economics.
Chris Coyne and I attended a wonderful meeting yesterday at the Henry Hazlitt Center. These people care deeply about pedagogy, but more importantly about content. Both of us walked away very inspired.
Prof. Pauline Dixon is one of the great spokespersons for private schooling throughout the world. Her work has taken her into the field all over the world, and she has found her voice as a scholar/intellectual through telling these real stories of bottom up life affirming development. Recently she gave a Ted talk on this topic.
For several days we had heard a persistent rumor, that one of the most famous members of the New York Fed's Markets Group, also known as the Plunge Protection Team, Kevin Henry was moving to the HFT capital of the world, Chicago.