Paul Ormerod

Paul Ormerod is the founding director of Volterra Consulting and the author of Why Most Things Fail.
  • American Policy is Working

    The recent falls in output (GDP) in the American economy are a cause for serious concern.  In the six months from October 2008, the total size of…

  • Have economists gone mad?

    As everyone knows, the past six months or so have seem tremendous turmoil in the world economy. The most obvious example of this is in financial…

  • America already saved the world once

    The wrangling persists over the desirability of President Obama's recent stimulus package.  The uncomfortable fact is that America, and the West as…

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Why Do People Love Times Square?

A filmmaker asks New Yorkers and tourists about the allure of Broadway's iconic plaza

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A Time-Lapse of Alaska's Northern Lights

The beauty of aurora borealis, as seen from America's last frontier

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What Do You Wish You Learned in College?

Ivy League academics reveal their undergrad regrets

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Famous Movies, Reimagined

From Apocalypse Now to The Lord of the Rings, this clever video puts a new spin on Hollywood's greatest hits.

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What Is a City?

Cities are like nothing else on Earth.

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