Category Archives: economics

Evonomics – Fairness

Evonomics – People Don’t Actually Want Equality. They Want Fairness. The invisible hand of egalitarianism. Good article Paul – as far as it goes. Agree with most of what Mark writes, but while much of what Dick writes is accurate, … Continue reading

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Comment on Nev’s facebook page

Comment on Nev’s facebook page We have a major problem Nev, and you have got part of it. Our economic system can only value things that are scarce. Air is arguably our most valuable resource, yet it has no value … Continue reading

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ANG Cause of the month – Fisheries Management

ANG Cause of the Month – Fisheries Management Hi Dale – thanks for that (I think?) 😉 I made a comment on my facebook page this morning, which both Dale and Deb noted. Fisheries are really complex topics. Scientists can … Continue reading

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My Post on Radio Interview on NZ initiative report and fisheries generally [updated x2]

Comment on my own Facebook page Last night I was contacted by NewsTalkZB and asked to comment on the report from the NZ Initiative. I suggested to them that they ask someone from the NZ Sport Fishing Council to comment, … Continue reading

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Evonomics – corruption

Bribery, Cooperation, and the Evolution of Prosocial Institutions How the science of cooperation and cultural evolution will give us new tools in combating corruption. This paper opens with three assertions that to me are all false: “There is nothing natural … Continue reading

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Evonomics – complexity

Two Big Questions About the Job Guarantee: God, Devil, and the Details Progressives have these questions. Others will too. So many dimensions to the complexity of this question. Aside from the one I continually raise, the idea that markets are … Continue reading

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Evonomics – How economics can free itself

Evonomics – How Economics Can Free Itself from Religious Dogmatism Pure theory made economics more remote from day-to-day reality. A lot in what Rapley writes, and a lot more in what Daniel Krynicki writes below, and as what one might … Continue reading

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