Money vs. Self
Interesting work from psychology, complements Viviana Zelizer work in sociology in interesting ways, as well asll those game theory studies showing that economists as a profession are prone to make more selfish decisions than non-economists.
A Pair of Ecological Economics Textbooks, to be investigated.
Stephen Colbert: "You said 'anyone who grew up on a farm knows that evolution exists'. OK, are you saying a monkey can milk a cow?"
Peter Agre: "Well, if I can milk a cow I suspect a monkey as smart as I am can milk a cow."
Stephen Colbert: "Are there monkeys as smart as you?"
Peter Agre: "I'm sure there are quite a few, quite a few.
Stephen Colbert: "Oh really? Mmhum. Do they give a Nobel prize for throwing your own feces?"
Peter Agre: "........That's the Economics prize, I think."
Conferences from the Edge of Economics
"Prof Forbes did not become interested in economics until university. "I took my first economics class at Williams and I absolutely loved it," she recalls. "I had a very gifted professor who taught me to think about the everyday decisions I make - should I eat that second slice of pizza - in economic terms.""