I am planning on applying to economics PhD programs for next year, but before I commit I wanted to think about alternatives, especially in light of all the articles lately about how PhD programs and academia in general are a pyramid scheme. What other careers/education might be a less painful way of getting to a job that fits my life goals. [more inside]
Are there any notable organizations that use something like incentive compatible mechanisms for shared infrastructure problems?
Are there any notable organizations that use something like incentive compatible mechanisms for shared infrastructure problems? [more inside]
Consumption Tax theory. Where should I go beyond the basics? [more inside]
Are there any Marxist economics programs in the United States? [more inside]
How do I make microeconomics fun? [more inside]
I need to pass a macro/micro economics placement test. Though I took both of these courses during my undergrad, the information has left me. Which book (or books?) would be best help me demonstrate minimal proficiency in only a month or two of self-study?