It was not a great use of time, but I watched all 15 hours and 32 minutes of Star Wars I-VII before going to the theater with the family for Star Wars VIII, and here are a few thoughts (SAFE
I love to teach using Socratic dialogue, with a few extra twists thrown in. This video explains:
One of our academic mice puts up a yard sign in three languages, but what does it say?
When I teach econometrics it’s fun (really!), but there’s a lot of power in econometrics for good or ill. Econometrics can be used honestly to study and understand the material world (my favorite use) or dishonestly to advance the agendas
Getting a Grip on Your Money was published in 2002 and had a good five-year run. It was featured on nationally syndicated talk shows, published overseas, and used for group discussions in a variety of settings. The book is still available from
Have a look at this financial institution’s commercial, especially the beginning: Did you see that smart investor take a picture of that tech box and immediately get information on the stock of the company that made it? The implication is
“academic mice” is a light-hearted strip about academic life that I draw. New contributions are sporadic at best, but I hope you enjoy what’s here (simultaneously posted to Facebook)!
If you’re a good academic mouse, you never look at your student ratings on ratemyprofessors.com — or at least you don’t let on.
Just a few things about Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (I’ll leave the big reviews to others): I like the Star Wars universe, so I’ll happily go there. Yes, I’m a fan. In Rogue One, nothing surprised me. Of
In election years, people sometimes ask me who should get their vote, based on economic policy. I don’t make endorsements, but I do try to help people understand some things about economics and candidates: They can’t implement their policies. In almost