Embedded Economics v. 0.3

Literary Works with Economic Insight


Margin of Profit” by Poul Anderson (Link is to a Google Books volume that contains most of it. This may also work.) My Comments

The Jigsaw Man” by Larry Niven:  My Comments

Life-Line” by Robert Heinlein: My Comments

Herodotus on the marriage market in Babylonia:   My Comments

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

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

Solomon’s Judgement: My Comments

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

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: My Comments

"An Imperial Rescript" by Rudyard Kipling: My Comments

"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

And Then There Were None” by Eric Frank Russell

"The Binding of Fenrir" from The Prose Edda by Snorri Sturluson: My Comments

Revealed Preference

"Love, though for this you riddle me with darts," (Millay): My Comments

"Frosk" from The Joys of Yiddish by Leo Rosten: My Comment

The Broken Window Fallacy

The Petition of the Candlemakers” 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

Suggestions of additional suitable works are welcome. I discussed what I was looking for and why in a blog post.