National Book Month: Data & Analytics Group’s Favorites

Last updated Oct 15, 2018 | Published on Oct 23, 2017

Regulatory & Economic Analysis Group’s Favorites

In recognition of National Book Month and the many reading-related events celebrated in October, Econometrica’s Data & Analytics Group members have compiled a short list of some of their favorite reads related to regulatory analysis and economics. Check out their recommendations and let us know your favorites!

Senior economist and yoga enthusiast Frankie Clogston chose these two books:

  1. Bureaucracy: What Government Agencies Do and Why They Do It, by James Q. Wilson.
  2. The Logic of Collective Action: Public Goods and the Theory of Groups, by Mancur Olson, Jr.

Senior economist and dog whisperer Chris Holleyman chose these regulatory analysis books:

  1. Catastrophe: Risk and Response by Richard Posner.
  2. In Defense of the Economic Analysis of Regulations, by Robert Hahn.
  3. Breaking the Vicious Circle: Toward Effective Risk Regulation, by Stephen Breyer.

If you’re looking for some classic economic books, check out our senior economist and marathon runner Fred Bellemore’s picks:

  1. The Affluent Society, by John Kenneth Galbraith (1958).
  2. Looking Backward, by Edward Bellamy (1888).

Happy reading everyone!

In recognition of National Book Month and the many reading-related events celebrated in October, Econometrica’s Data & Analytics Group members have compiled a short list of some of their favorite reads related to regulatory analysis and economics.

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