Author Archives: F. E. Guerra-Pujol

About F. E. Guerra-Pujol

When I’m not blogging, I am a business law professor at the University of Central Florida.

Merry Christmas?

Since the powers that be, in their infinite and risk-averse and hypocritical wisdom, have decided to cancel the Thanksgiving holiday, we will fast-forward to take this opportunity to wish our readers a Merry Christmas!

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Adam Smith in Love: The Lost Letters

I have blogged on a previous occasion about the potential existence of a travel diary that Adam Smith may or may not have kept during his Grand Tour of France (1764 to 1766), but this lost diary–even assuming it exists–may … Continue reading

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If the U.S. Interstate Highway System Were a Continental Metro

If you love trains but hate massive highways as much as I do, you must be asking: Where did we go wrong?

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Bayesian Counties?

According to the N.Y. Times map pictured below (and putting aside for the moment possible issues of voter fraud), President-Elect (?) Joe Biden “flipped” many more counties in the 2020 presidential election, including Maricopa County in the pivotal southwestern State … Continue reading

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A modest academic proposal

Instead of a final exam, why not conduct “exit interviews” with our students? That’s exactly what I have decided to do to conclude my course on Advanced Topics in Business Law. For your further reference, below is a screenshot of … Continue reading

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Adam Smith in Love Update: A Fourth Conjecture

Three weeks ago, I shared the following three conjectures about Adam Smith’s love life in one of my previous posts: (1) that Adam Smith may have fallen in love upon his return to Kirkcaldy in 1746 after completing his formal … Continue reading

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Asshole of the month?

No, it’s neither Trump nor Biden, but rather the venerable Gavin Newsom, the deceitful Governor of California. “White privilege,” anyone? (Yes, the Governor of N.Y., Andrew Cuomo, came in a close second.) In any case, Newsom must resign or be … Continue reading

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Perception versus reality

Both sets of similar objects pictured below–the mural of palm and plantain trees by Jose Vecino Cintron and the picture containing two actual palm trees–are located in Barceloneta, P.R. on the land parcels of my colleague, co-author, confidant, and best … Continue reading

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Adam Smith in Love: A Bayesian Rabbit Hole

Check out footnote 82 of the latest draft of my “Adam Smith in Love” paper; also, notice that there are four “baby footnotes” within my main footnote! “As an aside, to the extent we are unable to reliably or accurately … Continue reading

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First Confession

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