Saturday, 23 September 2017

Various teaching links

1.  FTMBA students. We just did imperfect information in class. From the excellent Tim Taylor here is a very informative post:Imperfect Information: Is It For or Against Free Markets? 
Much relates to the growing importance of imperfect information in markets, a subject taken up in my forthcoming book, on  6th December 2017 “Capitalism Without Capital”, Princeton University Press,

2.  For ESB students: this document is useful on OECD Compendium of Productivity Indicators 2017
Methodological chapter DOI: . 
is very useful on capital services, MFP, service sector price indices etc.

3. What are economists for?  Chris Snyder explains

4. When we do price discrimination we shall look at why firms do better by reducing the quality of their goods.  Here's an example from Tesla.