Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: economics

19 bookmarks tagged “economics

La tragédie des communs était un mythe | CNRS Le journal

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La propriété commune d’une ressource conduit nécessairement à la ruine de celle-ci, concluait en 1968 un biologiste dans la revue Science. Son article, « La tragédie des communs », a façonné les raisonnements économiques et politiques de ces dernières décennies. L’historien Fabien Locher nous expose les enjeux de ce débat et en souligne les limites dans le cadre d’une pensée de l’environnement. Ce Point de Vue fait partie du Top 10 des articles les plus lus sur notre site cette année...

Damn Interesting

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A collection of fascinating true stories from history, science, and psychology. In text and podcast form.

Why people prefer unequal societies : Nature Human Behaviour

nature.com/articles/s41562-017-0082
Inequality and unfairness are not the same thing. Starmans, Sheskin and Bloom summarize evidence showing that people are bothered not by economic inequality, but rather by economic unfairness.

It Is Expensive to Be Poor - The Atlantic

theatlantic.com/business/archive/2014/01/it-is-expensive-to-be-poor/282979/
Minimum-wage jobs are physically demanding, have unpredictable schedules, and pay so meagerly that workers can’t save up enough to move on.

Why There Will Never Be Another RedHat: The Economics Of Open Source | TechCrunch

techcrunch.com/2014/02/13/please-dont-tell-me-you-want-to-be-the-next-red-hat/
Open source software powers the world’s technology. In the past decade, there has been an inexorable adoption of open source in most aspects of computing...

Episodes - Do Not Track

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Do Not Track, a personalized web series about privacy and the web economy. Directed by Brett Gaylor, coproduced by Upian, Arte, ONF & BR.

Why Explore Space? A 1970 Letter to a Nun in Africa

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Besides the need for new technologies, there is a continuing great need for new basic knowledge in the sciences if we wish to improve the conditions of human life on Earth. We need more knowledge in physics and chemistry, in biology and physiology, and very particularly in medicine to cope with all these problems which threaten man’s life: hunger, disease, contamination of food and water, pollution of the environment.

(Thomas Piketty) Capital Man - The Chronicle of Higher Education

chronicle.com/article/Capital-Man/146059
“[…] Too much energy has been and still is being wasted on pure theoretical speculation without a clear specification of the economic facts one is trying to explain or the social and political problems one is trying to resolve."