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I am a PhD student in Economics. I am originally from South Africa and plan to return there after my PhD. I completed my M. Comm in Economics and my MA In Creative Writing (Poetry) at the University of Cape Town, where I worked as a lecturer before starting my PhD.

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Monday, June 16, 2008

Random Links

Posted by Simon Halliday | Monday, June 16, 2008 | Category: |

Plants Recognising their Relatives - Loyal to Its Roots (NYT)

Cooperation of humans as a function of being a prey species - will have to read the book to comment rigorously on this.

Wake up and Smell the Coffee - is the effect of smelling coffee as good as drinking it?

Blinder on Bubbles - fairly sensible look at financial bubbles

Responsibility of the media in the Property Bubble - Brad DL

Dumb people and sinning - Spurret

Cool ancient link between South American and Australia

Currently have 2 comments:

  1. Cool links, thanks! How awesome is the plants recognising their relatives piece?!?

    Glad you're reading David's blog...

  2. It is just crazy supercool! Loving that. Loving the shares you have going on your reader, it is the way forward. Wish they had a share button on the homepage-reader block :-(