Deaths of despair

The timing for reading the book "Deaths of Despair" (2020) by the economists Angus Deaton and Anne Case couldn't have been more suitable, but mostly for reasons that are presently ravaging the world in many different ways: the COVID-19 pandemic, protests and killings for civil rights, and reawakened debates on structural racism in our societies.… Continue reading Deaths of despair


Current readings and Alan Krueger

I've recently gained access to a large university library and refreshed myself with some academic literature. Here's a few works that I've been reading: Rodrik, D. (2015). "Economics Rules: The Rights and Wrongs of the Dismal Science". New York: W.W. Norton & Company. Morjaria, A. (2014). "Is Democracy Detrimental for the Environment in Developing Countries?… Continue reading Current readings and Alan Krueger