An economics festival called Kilkenomics took place with economists and stand-up comics informing and entertaining audiences in the city of Kilkenny. The festival had its own currency for the weekend, which people could use in some of Kilkenny’s numerous pubs, and a ratings agency called Moody & Poor. As Martin Lousteau, Argentina’s youngest-ever finance minister, told one audience: “It’s a very bad thing when economists start to be interesting.” Click here for the review from the FT.

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