Studying an MA in Development Studies

For anybody who has seen my linked-in profile, you would know that I just finished off a Masters of international development.

Now there are a range of reasons I chose this masters, but one of them was that I wanted my next round of education to broaden my perspective, rather than simply hone an existing skill.…

Robin hood

As somebody who would openly admit being a fan of Milton Friedman (and watching him verbally sucker punch hippies) mainstream economics, at least how it’s practiced, annoys me.

So in this blog post I want to cover two things:

  1. Why economics ignores equity at the cost of its own relevance; and
  2. Why taking the derivative of something is a waste of time unless it results in a sandwich.