Economists, feel the love

Constantine Sandis (Oxford Brooks) and Nassim Nicholas Taleb (NYU-Poly): The Skin in the Game: Heuristic for Protection Against Tail Events. Peter J. Boettke and Kyle W. O'Donnell (George Mason): The Social Responsibility of Economists. Frederik J. Zuiderveen (Amsterdam): Consent to Behavioural Targeting in European Law: What are the Policy Implications of Insights from Behavioural Economics? Nicholas C. Barberis on thirty years of prospect theory in economics. Has behavioral law and economics jumped the shark? Neil H. Buchanan on understanding when a promising research agenda has run its course — and why it matters in the real world. Economists, feel the love: Paul Frijters and Gigi Foster on their book An Economic Theory of Greed, Love, Groups, and Networks. The simple economics of commons: Rustam Romaniuc reviews Infrastructure: The Social Value of Shared Resources by Brett M. Frischmann. Jason Collins on four reasons why evolutionary theory might not add value to economics. The first chapter from Remembering Inflation by Brigitte Granville. The relevant history of economic thought: Brad DeLong on growth, inequality, Malthus, and history. Is Big Data an economic Big Dud? Some economists are questioning whether Big Data will ever have the impact of the first Internet wave, let alone the industrial revolutions of past centuries (and more by Paul Krugman and more by John Quiggin).