Arquivo de Tag: Economics

Economics and Ecology

Economics and Ecology, share the same etymological root from greek, οiκος (oikos), which means “home”. We can transcend the meaning of home by just meaning the house we inhabit.

Two sciences, one building

At The University of Kansas, Snow Hall is the home of both Economics and Mathematics departments. Since I`ve started my undergraduate studies in Economics, I’ve been frequently received two popular opinions: people either… Continuar lendo

The wisdom of Taxi Drivers…

This is probably a really weird thing to talk about, but I have to say, this impresses me indeed. When I was living back in Brazil, I was always amazed with Taxi drivers.… Continuar lendo

Seminar with Tom Coleman @KU

The guest speaker for the Seminar this Friday at the Economics Department was Tom Coleman, from The University of Chicago. As usual, I added a link for his Profile Page at UChicago. The… Continuar lendo

Fair Trade for All. Joseph Stiglitz & Andrew Charlton. 2006

  Great book by Joseph Stiglitz and Andrew Charlton. I never have enough of Stiglitz’s books.   Joseph E. Stiglitz, Andrew Charlton Fair Trade for All How Trade Can Promote Development Initiative for… Continuar lendo

The answer: getting my PhD!

What is fair?

Para Português, favor clicar neste link. So, this is one topic I have been struggling with lately. What is the definition of fair, and how do we categorize things being either fair or… Continuar lendo

Reasons to Pursue a PhD

I was randomly looking at Greg Mankiws main posts on his website, and I came across this post: “PhD or not?” and the title called my attention, since I have literally just started… Continuar lendo

Thoughts on nonrenewable energy sources

Energy sources can be divided in two groups – renewable (an energy source that can be easily replenished) and nonrenewable (an energy source that we are using up and cannot be replaced). The… Continuar lendo

The perfect variable

I am currently reading the paper “Democracy, foreign direct investment and natural resources” by Asiedu,E. & Lien, D. (2011). Click here to have access to it. Among the many things that caught my… Continuar lendo

New beginnings… novos começos

This is my first bilingual post. For English, read the bottom half. Semana passada postei sobre o tempo, sua não linearidade,  suas peculiaridades e seus ciclos. Assim como o tempo, a vida tem… Continuar lendo