By a Bunch of Nobodies: A Q&A With the Author of The Wikipedia Revolution

...Andrew Lih Recently, and to the embarrassment of some major publications, a university student in Ireland posted a fake quote on Wikipedia to see how many people would trust...

A Q&A With Amazing Race Host Phil Keoghan

...that morning and had 50 more to go; but he was kind enough to squeeze in a few questions. In a word, the final episode of this season’s The Amazing...

It Won't Be So Bad: A Q&A With the Author of $20 Per Gallon

...gallon (predicted year: 2019): Q If I go out to eat, what sorts of restaurants will I most likely be able to choose from? Where will most of the food...

Resetting America: A Q&A With Author Kurt Andersen

...magazine. Andersen has agreed to answer our questions about his book and how he believes the financial crisis can change America for the better. Q. In the book, you recommend...

Can "Charter Cities" Change the World? A Q&A With Paul Romer

...Romer agreed to answer some of our questions about his crazy and/or revolutionary plan below: Q. You recently gave up your tenured teaching position at Stanford to launch an ambitious...

Animal Spirits: A Q&A With George Akerlof

...human behavior, with all its quirks and irrationalities. The book explores the intersection of economics and psychology and offers valuable insights into a variety of important economic policy issues. George...

Pirate Economics 101: A Q&A With Invisible Hook Author Peter Leeson

...Leeson agreed to sit down and answer some important piratical questions for us: The Invisible Hook is more than just a clever title. How is it different from Adam Smith‘s...

Where Life Revolves Around Your Cellphone, the Factory Floor, and Forged Diplomas: A Q&A With the Author of Factory Girls

...Wall Street Journal Beijing correspondent and first-generation Chinese-American, documents the lives of these workers primarily through the stories of two women, Lu Qingmin (Min) and Wu Chunming, who live and...

Better Off Dead: A Q&A With the Author of The Tyranny of Dead Ideas

...questions about the book and talk about the three dead ideas he thinks did the most to get us into the economic and financial crisis we’re in now. What are...

Serious Fun: A Q&A With the Author of Play

...of whom had been abused, nonetheless seemed immunized against violence (perhaps) through their adequate developmentally appropriate play experiences, particularly free rough-and-tumble play. Can play actually raise your I.Q.? I don’t...