Vivek's blog: March 2009

Friday, March 20, 2009

What's to come

Hi everyone.

This blog will serve as a repository for my thoughts and analysis on a variety of topics.

I have a strong academic background in philosophy and economics. Therefore, I'm likely to expound at length on interesting macroeconomic situations, such as the one we find ourselves in. I'm also very intrigued by subsections of the macroeconomy, especially real estate.

When it comes to microeconomics, I am intrigued by irrational behavior. A solid read, if unsatisfying in the end, is Dan Ariely's Predictably Irrational. Check it out on Amazon, or take a look at his neat website.

I also love following politics, especially political promises. Once in a while, I'll give a recap of recent thoughts on what politicians are doing right and what they aren't.

I have an odd relationship with music. More on that later.

There are many sports I like, and a few I love. I am a devoted follower of the Washington Redskins and the Western Bulldogs (né Footscray).

Oh, and I travel. With my partner Janet. I work for Lonely Planet, which is a company that's all about travel.

Finally, I'm a stickler for correct grammar, punctuation and spelling. If you find any errors on my blog posts, please let me know via comment and I'll figure out a way to reward you.

Hope to see you back here.