My new Cartoon Climate book!
I’ve gone Hollywood!
I’m the “celebrity economist” in a series of videos for the newly redesigned Ford Transit Connect, a nifty van that’s customizable, maneuverable, fuel-efficient, and could be just right for your small business :) In addition to this “Petting Zoo” video, there’s “Tomatoes”, “Surf Shop”, “Salvage Recycle”, and “Roadside Rescue”, and FYI see also this ad starring Nobel laureate Thomas Sargent!
+ Jun 16, 2015 Union WA TBD in Union WA Sorry, this event has been cancelled. + Sep 14, 2015 Europe Tentative in France etc. Tentative event(s) in France and hopefully elsewhere in Europe during the week of Sept 14. Details TBD! + Oct 6, 2015 Lewiston ME Bates College At Bates College on T Oct 6, details TBD but I'll be giving a talk and hopefully visiting classes with Professor Lynn Lewis! + Oct 8, 2015 Burlington VT REVermont I'll be the keynote speaker at the Renewable Energy Vermont conference in Burlington VT; my talk will be mid-day on Th Oct 8. + Oct 10, 2015 Concord NH Jordan Institute At the Jordan Institute in Concord NH on Sat Oct 10! + Jan 3, 2016 San Francisco CA 8th Annual AEA Economics Humor Session in Honor of Caroline Postelle Clotfelter Details TBD, but the humor session and the Saturday night music session are the only parts of the American Economic Association annual meeting that are free and open to the public! (Registration for the full conference---more info here---is well worth it if you're into economics :) + Feb 26, 2016 Boise ID Tentative near Boise ID Tentative near Boise ID on the morning of F Feb 26.
Help me with my new routine!
Inspired by FMR, I’ve got a new routine called “When life gives you lemons…” and I need your help! The idea is to use this phrase to explain economic ideas, e.g., comparing an MBA (“When life gives you lemons, go corner the market for lemons”) with econ grad school (“When life gives you lemons, go read “The Market for Lemons”). Excellent entries will win signed copies of my Cartoon Economics books!
“Hyperinflation in Hell”
Check out my latest video, which came almost a full year earlier than the Wall Street Journal‘s Aug 20 2013 article, “In Hong Kong, Inflation Worries Spook the Spirit World”. (My video was filmed at the Humor Session at the Jan 2013 annual meeting of the American Economic Association.) All together my videos have over 1 million hits on YouTube.