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“Spreadsheets of Power”

Here is a rather different take on economic modeling (including the kind that went into the Stern Review, presumably).

http://www.themonthly.com.au/issue/2015/april/1427806800/richard-denniss/spreadsheets-power

This article is about the use of mathematics (in the form of economic modeling) to distract and obfuscate – to shut down debate.  My hope in offering this course is that mathematics can also empower.

Probably a blog post or two in here somewhere!