Bad reviews and sound advice

The critical reviews of Thomas Piketty keep coming. Here are two more, one from Tyler Cowen, and another from Clive Crook at Bloomberg.

And, also on the theme of economics, here’s a 335 word graduation speech on the subject from 2007 that I’ve seen making the rounds in the past few days. It’s been posted on a few sites, including Marginal Revolution. It’s a model of brevity and clarity. Give it a read.