Editor’s note: this is a slightly modified version of a post that originally appeared on my personal blog. As I mentioned here, I’ve decided to try “flipping the classroom” this … Continue reading Classroom Activity: Simplification is not a Sin
My views on the role of assumptions are no secret. Nor are they without detractors. In hopes of advancing the debate, I invite anyone who disagrees with me to enrich … Continue reading Win Phil’s Money
I sometimes surprise people when I say that I have no idea what rational choice is.1 How can a game theorist say such a thing? Especially one who spends so … Continue reading What Exactly is Rational Choice?
In this post, I seek not to defend the actions or priorities of a non-existent misanthropic being, but to defend the practice of analyzing models that assume human behavior mirrors … Continue reading In Defense of Homo Economicus