Field Notes: Skiing, Complexity, Civilization, Cities, VCs, Coins, etc.

  • Book reviews: Civilization: The West and the rest (Source)
  • Consumer response to gas price changes: Inelasticity rules (Source)
  • TARP beneficiaries and their lending patterns during the financial crisis (Source)
  • Energy, complexity, and sustainability: A historical perspective (Source)
  • Non-uniform scaling of prosocial behavior in cities (Source)
  • Ski Mountaineering Competition: Fit for It? (Source)
  • “VC’s with entrepreneurial backgrounds are just better, period”. True or false ? (Source)
  • Replacing the $1 Note with a $1 Coin Would Save U.S. $5b (Source)