Leonardo Monasterio's Blog
Cliometrics, Development, and Regional Economics
Brasília for Tourists
Thursday, December 31, 2009
Sunday, December 27, 2009
Thursday, December 24, 2009
4 Nobel Prize winners in São Paulo
...and several top researchers:
Second Brazilian Workshop of the Game Theory Society
. (Thanks, Vanessa Nadalin)
I am on vacations and I'll stay off-line for one month. However, there are post are programmed. Stay tuned! BTW, this is my
Tuesday, December 22, 2009
Pyongyang Arts Studio
North-korean art in Beijing
. What a wonderful world.
Saturday, December 19, 2009
(China): 8,000 painters in 4 km^2 produce 5 million paintings/year. Picasso, Van Gogh, and Leonardo are reproduced at an industrial scale. More
. A sophisticated
Wednesday, December 16, 2009
New season of More or Less
presented by Tim Harford.
Download it now
because each episode is available for just one week.
Hyperinflation in ZImbabwe
The Zimbabwean dollar has gone, but this picture depicts its inglorious end.
Thomas Kang is a trillionaire
Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Malaria in 1870 USA
Darker shades represent places with a
higher share of malaria victims among the dead
. It could reach almost 18% in some counties.
Saturday, December 12, 2009
Science is interesting
NYT Year in Ideas
. There are a whole bunch of amazing things. From studies on racial discrimination on football to ultimatum game played by drunks.
(If you disagree with the title of the post ,
Tuesday, December 8, 2009
Google street view:
. (via Brad Delong)
Great firefox plug-in to
Bollywood goes to China
. Weird, but fun. Torrent file
. This week I am going to watch
, a Brazilian-Bollywood adventure.