December 17, 2004 Leave a comment
The official Top 15 list is here.
Top 15 Daily Articles:
- Ten Recurring Economic Fallacies, 1774-2004 by H.A. Scott Trask
- The Monetary Economics of Thurston Howell III by B.K. Marcus
- Economics: Vocation or Profession? by Joseph Salerno
- To Be an Austrian: A Primer by Sean Corrigan
- What’s Wrong with Monopoly (the game)? by Benjamin Powell
- Capital Exports and Free Trade by J.G. H�lsmann
- A Nobel Prize for Not Much by Frank Shostak
- Do Food Makers Want to Kill You? by Lew Rockwell
- Economics, Philosophy, and Politics by Hans-Hermann Hoppe
- 100 Years of Medical Robbery by Dale Steinreich
- Is Laissez-Faire a Threat to Freedom? An Answer to George Soros by George Reisman
- Can Markets Predict Elections? by B.K. Marcus
- Markets, Not Unions, Gave us Leisure by Thomas J. DiLorenzo
- Experimental Economics, Indeed by Joseph Stromberg
- What Does Marginality Mean? by Robert Murphy, tied with Convicted for Fearing by Ilana Mercer
And yes, there are actually 16 articles listed, since position 15 was a tie.
First, notice that my nomination for #1 actually got the #1 spot.
Second, notice that yours truly got the #2 spot.
Third, notice that yours truly also got the #12 spot — and for my very first published article!
(I have a #4 bragging point, but it’s not for public consumption, so ask me personally.)
And while I’ve temporarily disposed with the veneer of improbable modesty, I’ll also let you know: I recently discovered that a Steven Yamarik, Instructor at Tufts University in Boston, is using my Gilligan article in his Intermediate Macro course. Here’s his handout for the section on the quantity theory of money:
I also learned that this professor of economics and finance at Manhattan College links to the same article as well as to this very blog. She also links to the 1945 article, “The Economic Organization of a P.O.W. Camp”, which was one of the inspirations for my Gilligan piece.
And of course, Ken Schoolland, author of Jonathan Gullible, said, “I read your article and find it brilliant! I’ll refer to you in all of my econ classes from now on.”
Now if only I still had a television set, I might be able to write another successful article …