Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Krugman Links

  1. The Joy of Research:

    A bit of personal meta here: I realized a few hours ago that I was actually having a good weekend, and that made me step back and think about what I actually enjoy in my current role as public intellectual.

    It’s not the hemidemisemicelebrity; I’m actually a bit uneasy about being recognized. It’s not mainly the ability to get my voice heard, either. [...]

  2. Models, Plain and Fancy:

    Karl Smith argues that informal economic arguments — models in the sense of thought experiments, not necessarily backed by equations and/or data-crunching — deserve more respect from the profession. I agree ...

    And there's More on Simple Models

  3. Bonus Link: Sexual Identity in Florida.