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When asking the question changes the answer

Some economics is about trying to solve economic and social problems. Some economics is about trying to work out why those problems occur. And a lot of the rest is trying to work out how to measure those problems and … Continue reading

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How’d you get to be happiness*

In a famous thought experiment, you are asked if you would be willing to be hooked up to an experience  machine that ensured happiness for the rest of your life, without any awareness that the experience is not real. (Surely … Continue reading

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