Embedded Economics v. 0.2

Literary Works with Economic Insight


Introduction


Margin of Profit” by Poul Anderson: My Comments

The Jigsaw Man” by Larry Niven:  My Comments

Life-Line” by Robert Heinlein: My Comments

"The Cambist and Lord Iron" by Daniel Abraham: My Comments

Herodotus on the marriage market in Babylonia:   My Comments


"Two Hundred Dinars" from al-Tanukhi: My Comments

Solomon’s Judgement: My Comments

The Verger” by Somerset Maugham and The Land” by Rudyard Kipling: My Comments

"Compounded Interest" by Mack Reynolds [Not available online] 

Review
by George Orwell of The Road to Serfdom by F.A. Hayek / The Mirror of the Past by K. Zilliacus


"An Infuriating Man," 
Leo Rosten, People I have Loved, Known or Admired, p. 131.  

Imitations of Horace”  by Alexander Pope


"An Imperial Rescript" by Rudyard Kipling

"Interviewing Leather" by Eric Burns-White: My Comments

"The Calf Path" by Sam Walter Foss: My Comments

The Baldness of Chewed Ear” by Robert Service

A !Tangled Web” by Joe Haldeman [only the beginning is webbed]

"Frosk" from The Joys of Yiddish by Leo Rosten

And Then There Were None” by Eric Frank Russell


The Broken Window Fallacy

From “Utopia Unlimited” by W.S. Gilbert

The Petition of the Candlemakers” by Bastiat

The Man who asked Embarrassing Questions by Bastiat

"Business as Usual During Alterations" by Ralph Williams


War and Peace

Arithmetic on the Frontier” by Rudyard Kipling

The Peace of Dives,” by Rudyard Kipling