#46. A Summary of ‘The Why Axis: Hidden Motives and the Undiscovered Economics of Everyday Life’ by Uri Gneezy and John A. List

Table of Contents: i. Introduction/Synopsis PART I: ECONOMICS GOES TO SCHOOL: USING CONTROLLED FIELD EXPERIMENTS TO IMPROVE EDUCATION 1. Dropping Out in America 2. The Stay-in-School Experiment a. Prelude b. The Experiment c. The Results 3. The School Violence Experiment: … Continue reading

#22. A Summary of ‘The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail–but Some Don’t’ by Nate Silver

    Table of Contents: i. Introduction/Synopsis PART I: THE TROUBLE WITH PREDICTIONS: WHY SO MANY PREDICTIONS FAIL (AS SEEN THROUGH THE EYES OF THE ECONOMY) 1. The Trouble with Predicting the Economy 2. The Complicating Factors a. A Brief Digression … Continue reading