Category Archives: Recommendations

Planet Money’s list of must-read economics books

1. Bethany McLean and Joe Nocera’s All the Devils Are Here 2. Niall Ferguson’s The Ascent of Money 3. Michael Lewis’ The Big Short 4. Milton Friedman’s Capitalism and Freedom 5. Greg Ip’s The Little Book of Economics: How the Economy Works in the Real World 6. Liaquat Ahamed’s Lords of Finance 7. Todd G. Buchholz’ New Ideas from Dead Economists 8.… Read More »

On Google, China and neo-informationalism

Remember the Google and China issue? I recently came across part of the text of a keynote address delivered by Tricia Wang, ethnographer and PhD candidate in sociology at UC San Diego, at the New Direction in the Humanities Conference, UCLA. Her take on the China and Google saga is encapsulated in this excerpt: And… Read More »