‘Books’ Archive

An economics and evolutionary biology reading list

I have added a new page over at Evolving Economics with a suggested reading list for those interested in the intersection of economics and evolutionary biology. The list is here. The list is a work is progress, and I plan to update it as new sources emerge or are suggested (or when I realise what […]

Caplan’s Selfish Reasons to Have More Kids

Bryan Caplan has a simple recommendation. Have more kids. If you have one, have another. If you have two, consider three or four. As Caplan spells out in his book, Selfish Reasons to Have More Kids, children have higher private benefits than most people think. Research shows that parents can take it easy, as there […]

A site about books I have read/like/recommend

It’s called Razib on Books. I posted the rationale over at Discover Blogs. Basically a way for me to organize past content which new readers are not aware of.

American history in broad strokes

A comment below inquired about “good books” on American history. Unfortunately I don’t know as much about American history as I do about Roman or Chinese history. But over the years there have been several books which I find to have been very value-add in terms of understanding where we are now. In other words, […]

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