Enn ein ástæðan til þess að ganga í ESB og taka upp evruna

Bjarna Ben og Katrínu Jak­obs finnst evran glöt­uð. Þor­gerður Katrín og Bene­dikt Jóhann­es­son kunna að meta hana. Pörin tvö eru eflaust sam­mála því að kostur krón­unnar sé sá að með henni getum við sett okkar eigin pen­inga­stefnu. Einnig eru þau eflaust líka sam­mála um gall­ana, sem eru óstöð­ug­leiki og verð­bólgu vesen. Og hvort sé mik­il­væg­araHalda áfram að lesa „Enn ein ástæðan til þess að ganga í ESB og taka upp evruna“

Central Bank of Iceland has a predictable problem

The Icelandic central bank has a tricky problem. They  have to make a long(ish) term predictions about inflation for the tiny island of Iceland. As Iceland makes almost nothing it consumes and most of what it makes is produced using resources from abroad The price level in Iceland is extremely sensitive to the depreciation ofHalda áfram að lesa „Central Bank of Iceland has a predictable problem“

Why do women pay more for a haircut?

This article originally appeared  as a part of my regular column at Kjarninn.is. The original article is still available here (in Icelandic). I plan on publishing all my articles here on my blog in English (with some delay). Please forgive any typos as I can only afford so much time on translating the articles.  AHalda áfram að lesa „Why do women pay more for a haircut?“

A tombola with a bias

The other day I attended a street festival in a nearby street here in Cologne. Like any other street festival it offered a range of activities: home made food and cakes; flower headband workshop; and, of course, a tombola (also known as raffle in some places). Me, my partner and her brother purchased 5 ticketsHalda áfram að lesa „A tombola with a bias“