Writing

Humor/Educational website: economnomnomics.com 

    - economnom blog series with IHS 

"The Economics of the Minimum Wage and the Christian Response," The Institute for Faith Work and Economics, October 2016

"What Not to Do as Robots Take More Jobs," US News online July 25, 2016

"Seeking: Computer Programmers for the Future," US News online June 13, 2016

"Who Wins in the Game of Capitalism?" with Vernon Smith, book chapter for the Institute for Faith Work and Economics, forthcoming, Abilene Christian University Press 

“The more successful – and likely short-sighted – politicians,” Zόcalo Public Square, May 2013  


US fiscal stimulus disproportionately increased imports and trade deficit; expect the reverse with austerity,” with Steven Gjerstad and Vernon L. Smith, Financial Times Online, July 2011

My historical fiction novel about Nicodemus from John's Gospel:




A few quotes I like: 
snowboarding in California


Once you start thinking about economic growth, it is hard to think about anything else.
-Robert Lucas

Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?
- Abraham Lincoln

TANSTAAFL
- The Moon is a Harsh Mistress

The way law stays alive is by remaining in touch with social contracts pieced together among real people on the ground.
- Hernando De Soto, The Mystery of Capital

Our brains have just one scale, and we resize our experiences to 
fit.
http://xkcd.com/915/

Then do. At once. Ask for the Bleeding Charity. Everything is here for the asking and nothing can be bought.
- C.S. Lewis, The Great Divorce

... in the end we could not keep up with the 
expense involved in the arms race, the space race, and the peace 
race... and we were afraid of a doomsday gap.
- Dr. Strangelove (film 1964)

Oh, Andy loved geology. I imagine it appealed to his meticulous nature. An ice age here, million years of mountain building there. Geology is the study of pressure and time. That's all it takes really, pressure, and time. That, and a big goddamn poster. Like I said, in prison, a man will do almost anything to keep his mind occupied. Turns out Andy's favorite hobby was totin' his wall out into the exercise yard, a handful at a time.
- The Shawshank Redemption
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