Posts Tagged ‘17th century’


Society for Interdisciplinary French Seventeenth-Century Studies. Presenting a paper on Sunday about feminine fairytales and how economic thought turned into a bourgeois ruse in the misunderstanding of Adam Smith and the “invisible hand.” I’m the only economist and the paper radical. I’ll link to my previous when it’s done :-)


We shamelessly self promote my wife’s new radio show and podcast called:

Secrets of the Fairies  (

It’s hosted by my wife Dr. Charlotte Trinquet who is a major academic specialist on fairy tales and how they reflect society and sometimes criticize it. It’s a fascinating topic with lots of anthropology, sociology, and, of course, economics.