The mainstream media has raised lying to an art form. What they’ve done is what we all do on an amateur level—they’ve just perfected the method, being, after all, professionals.read more
Eric Rasmusen is an economist who holds an endowed chair at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business and has held visiting positions at Harvard, Yale, Chicago, Oxford, and Tokyo. He is best known for his book Games and Information and he has published extensively in law and economics, including recent articles on the burakumin outcastes in Japan, the use of game theory in jurisprudence, and quasi-concave functions. The views expressed here are his personal views and are not intended to represent the views of the Kelley School of Business or Indiana University. His vitae is at http://www.rasmusen.org/vita.htm.