Aldo Leopold and the dismal science

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In an essay titled “Conservation Economics” (1934) Aldo Leopold admitted that he was no economist. *

But then again he was not a man of narrow sensibilities either. The advice … MORE >>

When statistics are too good to be true

The ad from Oxfam is striking. An African woman wearing a green-and-black-striped polo shirt and holding a pineapple stares intently. “Women provide 66% of the work, produce 60% of the food, but earn only 10% of the income and own 1% of the property,” the ad says.… MORE >>

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