Blogs&Reviews

Other Recent Blogs&Reviews:

  • Branko Milanovic, 16 December 2018

    Branko Milanovic discusses his love of the books of VS Naipaul, and reviews Paul Theroux's book based on his friendship with the author.

  • Richard Baldwin, 15 December 2018

    In the 4th post in his series on AI, Richard Baldwin turns his attention to network effects and Metcalfe's Law, which helps account for the wild stock market values of companies that had never been heard of a couple of years ago.

  • Simon Wren-Lewis, 14 December 2018

    In this post, Simon Wren-Lewis asks what has led to the apparent distrust in the UK in the words of experts.

  • Richard Baldwin, 13 December 2018

    The third post in Richard Baldwin's series on artificial intelligence looks at Gilder’s Law, which predicts that the growth in our ability to transmit information over the internet will drive virtual globalisation.

  • Jon Danielsson, 12 December 2018

    In this post, Jon Danielsson argues that as actual and perceived risk are usually negatively correlated and since almost every risk forecast model is of the perceived type, the models underestimate risk before a crisis and overestimate it after a crisis.

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