Marginal REVOLUTION

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    Sex Differences in Personality are Large and Important - Marginal REVOLUTION

    Men and women are different. A seemingly obvious fact to most of humanity but a long-time...

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    Sierra Canyon High School - Marginal REVOLUTION

    15-year-old Lebron James Jr. goes there, and his games will be on ESPN 15 times this...

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    Another take on q-factors and investment CAPM - Marginal REVOLUTION

    Standard consumption CAPM applies a constant discount rate across all stocks, but surely that is odd...

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    Friday assorted links - Marginal REVOLUTION

    1. Art Carden reviews Stubborn Attachments. 2. Victoria Falls drying to a trickle. 3. Pomegranate markets...

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    Boris Johnson sentences to ponder - Marginal REVOLUTION

    He has done what no other conservative leader in the West has done: He has co-opted...

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    Taiwan fact of the day? - Marginal REVOLUTION

    This year, the World Bank told current and prospective employees of Taiwanese nationality they must present...

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    What should I ask Ezra Klein? - Marginal REVOLUTION

    I will be doing a Conversation with him, and he has a new book coming out...

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    q-Factors and Investment CAPM - Marginal REVOLUTION

    The new paper by Lu Zhang with that title strikes me as potentially important, though I...

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    The mattress-stealing, luxury hotel culture that is German - Marginal REVOLUTION

    Some hotel guests wake so rested at luxury properties that they purchase the same kind of...

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    We need more indices - Marginal REVOLUTION

    That is the upshot of my latest Bloomberg column, as the Doing Business index, PISA scores,...

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    Thursday assorted links - Marginal REVOLUTION

    1. Markets in everything: “New Zealand has ordered about 1,290 square feet of human skin from...

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    The macro frontier (not your grandpa's Keynesian economics, or is it?) - Marginal REVOLUTION

    We argue that the input-output network of investment goods across sectors is an important propagation mechanism...

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    Martin Gurri on the current Age of Revolt - Marginal REVOLUTION

    The question, for me, is whether these repeated crises of authority at the national level represent...

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    Sweden recovers in the PISA tables - Marginal REVOLUTION

    The 2013 edition of the survey was a wake-up call for Sweden, which experienced a sharp...

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    Wednesday assorted links - Marginal REVOLUTION

    1. Turn almost every object into a data storage unit? 2. China threatens Faroese prime minister....

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    A Symposium for John Perry Barlow - Marginal REVOLUTION

    John Perry Barlow, who passed away in 2018, penned two influential essays early in the web’s...

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    Non-cognitive skills and earnings in Canada - Marginal REVOLUTION

    This newly published paper (click on the first link here) by McLean, Bouaissa, Rainville, and Auger...