Latest Posts: Ricardo Hausmann

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    The real problem with Piketty's data

    Theoretical frameworks are great because they allow us to understand fundamental aspects of a complex world in much… more

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    So what is technology?

    There is nothing better than fuzzy language to wreak havoc – or facilitate consensus. Ludwig Wittgenstein argued that… more

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    What can neuroscience tell us about economics?

    In his pathbreaking 2005 book On Intelligence, Jeff Hawkins proposed an alternative paradigm of how the human brain… more

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    Why do healthy economies self-destruct?

    It is often difficult to understand how countries that are dealt a pretty good economic hand can end up making a major… more

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    Knowledge moves when people do

    Almost all rich countries are rich because they exploit technological progress. They have moved the bulk of their labor… more

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    Defying the logic of the market

    A spectre is haunting the world’s developing countries – the spectre of the “informal” economy. For some, the… more