May 29, 2007
George Borjas thinks he understands Paris Hilton
My former colleague George Borjas has a notion that he might get more traffic for his new blog if he discusses the economics of Paris Hilton.
You think he's right?
Posted by James Hamilton at May 29, 2007 08:37 PMdigg this | reddit
Well, I guess so, since I just went to his site.
Posted by: Paul at May 30, 2007 06:36 AM
Me too, and, liking what I saw, I even bookmarked it. Thanks for the tip!
Posted by: ken at May 30, 2007 08:13 AM
In the world of economic blogs, I'm just not sure one can generate as much traffic with Paris Hilton as with the following:
* Peak Oil
* Gold versus fiat money
* Role of government versus free market to solve social problems
These topics draw the zealouts out the woods faster than warm-blooded living souls draw out the zombies in a remake of Night of the Living Dead. In fact, truth be told, I think some of the zealots on economics blogs are zombies.
Peak Oil, Gold Standard, and others--they are the down and dirty, tawdry, comment drawing topics in the world of econmics. At least from my experience.
Posted by: T.R. Elliott at May 30, 2007 08:24 PM