This blog was previously devoted to seeing to it that Larry Summers get to spend more time with his family. Mission accomplished! The next mission is to provide the President with sage Economic advice.
Saturday, December 19, 2009
Does Greg Mankiw Charge for Book Endorsements?
I just checked out Mankiw's latest post -- he still has nothing about current Monetary policy. What he did have, though, was what looks like a paid advertisement for Steven Landsburg's latest book, the same Steven Landsburg with whom this blog has crossed swords with in the past. What makes me suspect is that Greg Mankiw is a businessman first and academic second. Of course, we'll never know if Mankiw pimps his blog, but from Greg's description of Landsburg's book -- "it is much fun. Reading it is like having dinner and sharing a bottle of claret with a smart, creative, iconoclastic friend." it sure sounds like a bottle of claret wasn't all that Gregory and Steven shared...