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Modern Mexico

Economist Tyler Cowen is in Mexico, in San Agustin Oapan, a Nahua town on the Rio Balsas River valley in the State of Guerrero. He writes, Thirty-five years ago the trip down to the main road involved an arduous climb … Continue reading

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All together now

In his book The Undercover Economist, Tim Harford draws an amusing contrast between himself and biologist E.O. Wilson to illustrate the principle of comparative advantage — Wilson may be the better economist, Harford says, but given all the various things … Continue reading

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