Monthly Archives: January 2016

Jack’s Links

Corporate inversions feel like one of those things that will go away sooner rather than later. Two good speeches on behavioral economics. The European champion of Go was beaten by… Read more »

Jack’s Links

Back with a new edition of the best links on the interwebs. With apologies to Scott Sumner, I’ll be putting a moratorium on links to posts of his through at… Read more »

The Purpose of Investing

Everyone knows what to do with money — you invest it. Few people sit back to ask the question ‘Why?’. As will be a recurring theme in the basics series,¬†it… Read more »

Jack’s Links

Scott Sumner on Rents¬†– I agree with Sumner on rent-seeking being abhorrent. I often think of this article from 2014 whenever Elon Musk is brought up (usually extremely favorably; someone… Read more »

Jack’s Links

How to properly interpret personal exemption phaseouts and Pease limitations — a 1% surtax. Really interesting statistics post about why some small countries are better than large countries at ‘X’… Read more »