Why is Garett Jones willing to
write books about risky topics like the case for reducing
democratic accountability? Is it the iconoclastic Mason econ
culture? Supportive colleagues like Tyler? Those help, but what
ultimately gives Garett peace of mind is that he’ll never have to
go hungry because he has a broad and...
To Tim Harford, mistakes are
fascinating. “We often only understand how something works when it
breaks,” he says, explaining why there’s such an emphasis on errors
throughout his work. They also tend to make great stories, which
can stoke the curiosity necessary to change minds. Aformerpersuasive speaking...
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