<html> <head><style type ="text/css">body { font-family: "Bloomberg Prop Unicode I", Verdana, sans-serif; font-size:125%; letter-spacing: -0.3pt; color: #FF9F0F; background-color: #000000; text-align: left; } p {line-height: 1.25em; max-width:900px; width:expression(document.body.clientWidth > 900? "900px": "auto" );} h1, h2, h3 { text-align: left; font-weight: normal; color: #FFFFFF; } h1 { font-size: 130%; } h2 { font-size: 115%; } h3 { font-size: 100%; } #bb-style { font-size: 90%; max-width:900px; width:expression(document.body.clientWidth > 900? "900px": "auto" ); } b, strong { font-weight: bold; } i, em { color: #FEC54A; } pre { font-family: "Andale Mono", "Monaco", "Lucida Console"; letter-spacing: -0.3pt; line-height: 1.25em; } table { border: 0; font-size: 90%; width: 100%; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; } td, tr { text-align: left; } td.numeric { text-align: right; } a:link { color:#53B2F5; text-decoration: none; } a:visited {color:#53B2F5} a:active {color:#53B2F5} a:hover {color:#53B2F5} </style> </head> <body> <p>By Kirsten Salyer</p> <p>Paul Krugman on Friedrich <a href="http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/12/05/things-that-never-happened-in-the-history-of-macroeconomics/">Hayek’s exaggerated role</a> in the history of macroeconomics</p> <p>Marginal Revolution, in response to Krugman, <a href="https://authoring.bloomberg.com/view/wp-admin/post-new.php">on the importance of Hayek</a></p> <p>Paul Kedrosky on <a href="http://paul.kedrosky.com/archives/2011/11/steve-jobs-at-next.html">Steve Jobs in the NeXT days</a> (video)</p> <p>Financial News on <a href="http://www.efinancialnews.com/story/2011-12-01/enron-ten-years-on-where-they-are-now">where the cast of Enron is now</a></p> <p>The Telegraph on <a href="http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/financialcrisis/8937653/A-short-history-of-Standard-and-Poors-QandA.html">the history of Standard &amp; Poor’s</a></p> <p>Niall Ferguson on <a href="http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2011/12/04/the-fed-s-critics-are-wrong-we-need-to-avert-depression.html">listening to history</a> to avert financial crises</p> <p>The Toronto Star on how squabbles about the past are <a href="http://www.thestar.com/business/article/1096073--echoes-of-history-threaten-eurozone">stalling the effort to save the euro</a></p> <p>Marginal Revolution on the <a href="http://marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolution/2011/12/death-to-the-penny.html">problem with pennies</a> (video)</p> <p>Publick Occurrences on the <a href="http://www.common-place.org/pasley/?p=2137">decline of the U.S. postal service</a></p> <p>Slate on how <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/future_tense/2011/11/robot_hysteria_in_the_1930s_slide_show_.html">robot hysteria</a> in the 1930s has led to fear of technology today</p> </body> </html>