Economic Forces: Pondering price theory

A newsletter about supply and demand by Brian Albrecht ’14 (Economics of Public Policy)

Economic Forces is a new weekly newsletter by Brian Albrecht ’14 (Assistant Professor of Economics, Kennesaw State University) and Josh Hendrickson (Associate Professor of Economics, University of Mississippi).

“We are both professors of economics with a passion for what used to be called price theory. This newsletter is our attempt to work through and clarify points in price theory,” the authors explain in the newsletter’s introduction.

“You’ll have to pry supply and demand from my cold, dead hands.”

That’s the title of Brian’s first post to the newsletter. In it, he gives an overview of the Economic Forces project and and “a simple defense of (the increasingly scoffed at by the loudest voices online) supply and demand. “It seems silly to need to defend supply and demand within economics circles,” Brian says, “But it is 2020…”

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Brian Albrecht ’14 (PhD, University of Minnesota) is Assistant Professor of Economics at Kennesaw State University. He is an alum of the Barcelona GSE Master’s in Economics of Public Policy.

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