Economics is a discipline that is often interpreted, or misinterpreted, by people in various ways. When explaining to friends about your major, what’s a good metaphor to use? In this interesting article, three metaphors are proposed, each with their own merits: Economists as Weathermen This metaphor has been more disparagingly used in reference to macroeconomic models that … More Economists as Weathermen, Engineers, and Plumbers?
One of the problems with being very busy is that you lose track of the little things that really matter. This past quarter, with friends from the past two years scattered all over campus, and friends scattered across the world, I definitely felt that my personal relationships suffered at the expense of all the projects … More Reconnecting with Friends