Embedded Economics v. 0.1

Literary Works with Insight

Life-Line” by Robert Heinlein *

"The Cambist and Lord Iron" by Daniel Abraham

Herodotus on the marriage market in Babylonia   *

The Jigsaw Man” by Larry Niven  *

Solomon’s Judgement *

The Verger” by Somerset Maugham  *

"Compounded Interest" by Mack Reynolds [Not available online] * 

Review by George Orwell of The Road to Serfdom by F.A. Hayek / The Mirror of the Past by K. Zilliacus *


Portrait of an economist, Chapter XXX, People I have Loved, Known or Admired by Leo Rosten *

Imitations of Horace”  by Alexander Pope *

"An Imperial Rescript" by Rudyard Kipling *

"Interviewing Leather" by Eric Burns-White *

"The Calf Path" by Sam Walter Foss *

The Baldness of Chewed Ear” by Robert Service *

A !Tangled Web” by Joe Haldeman [only the beginning is webbed] *

"Frosk" from The Joys of Yiddish by Leo Rosten *

And Then There Were None” by Eric Frank Russell *


The Broken Window Fallacy *

From “Utopia Unlimited” by W.S. Gilbert *

The Petition of the Candlemakers” by Bastiat *

The Man who asked Embarrassing Questions by Bastiat *

"Business as Usual During Alterations" by Ralph Williams *


War and Peace *

The Peace of Dives,” by Rudyard Kipling *

Margin of Profit” by Poul Anderson *

Arithmetic on the Frontier” by Rudyard Kipling *