The Journal of Interesting Economics

An Experiment in Open Source Publishing


How the Journal Works and Why

What Sort of Articles We Want

How to "Submit" an Article

How to Referee an Article

The Articles


The Tale of Two Economies: A Comparative Macroeconomic Analysis of Palo Alto and East Palo Alto
By: Aditya Kotak, Safwan Siddiqi, and Professor Fred Foldvary

Transparent Accounting by Robert L. Read and Mike McCune

Coordination: A Clarification by Robert P. Murphy

Shelling Out -- The Origins of Money by Nick Szabo

"Backed Money, Fiat Money, and the Real Bills Doctrine"

by Mike Sproul

The Paradox of Choice: With an Application to Free Will Versus Predestination by

Douglas W. Allen 


Utility and the Charitable Contribution by

David Stackpole


The Measurement of Inequality, Concentration and Diversification by

Fred Foldvary


"Economics and Evolutionary Psychology"

by David Friedman

R: David Friedman


"Contracts in Cyberspace"

by David Friedman

R: David Friedman


"Nuclear Proliferation : a Blessing or a Curse?"

by Bertrand Lemennicier

[Our First Submission]