[open-economics] Open Economics Book Club

Sam Leon sam.leon at okfn.org
Mon Feb 6 19:19:48 UTC 2012

Hi All,

Really keen, sounds like a great idea. Count me in.

One thought: 'Wealth of Networks' is fairly long and dense. We could begin
with 'Coase's Penguin, or Linux and the Nature of the Firm' [1] instead...


[1] http://www.benkler.org/CoasesPenguin.html

On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 6:45 PM, Velichka Dimitrova <
velichka.dimitrova at okfn.org> wrote:

> Hi everybody,
> There has been a lot of interest in an Open Economics Book Club, which
> would be a monthly social activity in which we would discuss togethers
> books and articles we have read in the field of Open Economics.
> Probably the first book we will start with is Benkler's Wealth of
> Nations: http://www.benkler.org/Benkler_Wealth_Of_Networks.pdf and
> articles on the public domain. You are very welcome to make
> suggestions about books would like to read and we will make a poll
> with the ones we will start with. Some public economics classics are
> also welcome.
> The OpenEcon BookClub will be based in London, yet if there is
> interest from other locations, we could organise online talks as well.
> Exact location and day/time will be confirmed.
> Let us know if you are interested in the idea and which books/articles
> you would consider reading,
> --
> Velichka Dimitrova
> Open Economics Working Group Coordinator
> Open Knowledge Foundation
> Twitter: @okfnecon, @vndimitrova
> Website: www.openeconomics.net

Sam Leon
Community Coordinator
Open Knowledge Foundation
Skype: samedleon
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