• My new Cartoon Climate book!

    The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change is now out! Here are excerpts, reviews, detailed page notes, and more. (Here’s similar info about Cartoon Micro and Cartoon Macro.)

    PS. Thanks to everyone who supported us on Kickstarter! And if you’re in the USA, you can get a signed copy by donating $100 to the CarbonWA carbon tax campaign :)

    More info

  • 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!

    Ford Transit Connect videos

  • Yoram Bauman in front of Comedy Underground

    Upcoming Shows

    + Sep 29, 2014 Tucson AZ Tentative in Tucson Arizona
    Details TBD.
    + Sep 30, 2014 Phoenix AZ Tentative in Phoenix Arizona
    TBD.
    + Oct 6, 2014 Washington DC Inter-American Development Bank
    Free and open to the public at the Inter-American Development Bank In Washington DC on Monday, October 6, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. Photo ID required. Location: Enrique V. Iglesias Auditorium, Inter-American Development Bank, 1330 New York Avenue NW at Metro Center. More information: 202-623-1410 @BIDCultura
    + Oct 7, 2014 Boston Boston Consulting Group
    In Boston on the early evening of Oct 7 with BCG. This event is not open to the public (sorry!) but I'd love to do other events while I'm in town!
    + Nov 4, 2014 Seattle UW Bookstore
    At UW Bookstore at 7pm on T Nov 4.
    + Nov 7, 2014 Beloit WI Beloit College
    I'll be at Beloit College on F Nov 7 as part of the 2014 Upton Forum which features Robert N. Stavins as the 2014 Upton Scholar. My principal involvement will be to serve with three other scholars on a panel discussion on "The Ideas and Influence of Robert N. Stavins." The panel discussion will begin at 1:00 p.m., followed by responses from Professor Stavins and the audience. Panelists will prepare a 20 minute talk, an essay version of which will be published in the Annual Proceedings of the Wealth and Well-Being of Nations.
    + Dec 1, 2014 Tampa FL Tentative in Tampa FL
    Details TBD.

    Details and more shows

  • Book covers

    Cartoon Economics

    The Cartoon Introduction to Economics (Volume 1: Micro and Volume 2: Macro) is now available in 12 foreign languages!

    All my books

  • 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!

    Learn more and help out

  • “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.

    All my videos

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