TREKONOMICS nominated for best audiobook of the year!
Dear all, friends and readers,
I just learned that Trekonomics was nominated for an Audie Award (the Oscars of audioboooks) in the business and personal development category. It is quite an honor to have a book on a list next to works by Stephen King, John Scalzi, Colson Whitehead, Siddhartha Mukherjee etc.
The audiobook, read by the amazing Oliver Wyman, can be sampled here: http://amzn.to/2avFi4F
Thank you all for your support and friendship,
As usual, Live Long, and Prosper!
ps: here’s the (image) announcement for the business/personal development category.
Wookieenomics vs Trekonomics
In anticipation of the release of Star Wars’ Rogue One at the end of the week, we recorded a podcast with Pr. Zachary Feinstein (George Washington University). Economist David Beckworth, from think tank Mercatus, hosted.
If you recall, Zach Feinstein wrote this amazingly funny and sharp paper last year, where he came to the conclusion that the Death Star would have destroyed the Empire’s economy. Here’s his thesis, laid out in The New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/03/opinion/in-star-wars-was-the-death-star-too-big-to-fail.html
In any case, we hope you’ll enjoy the podcast and that it will give you fresh ideas to chew on while watching Rogue One.
May The Force Be With You.
My piece for the Washington Post re: the election
Today I wrote this for the Washington Post.
Peace and long life,