Marginal REVOLUTION

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    What is behind the spread of so many mass protests? - Marginal REVOLUTION

    One frequent theme is people objecting to a price increase. In Ecuador,  a focal point of the protests...

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    Marriage is underrated for its social and political benefits - Marginal REVOLUTION

    The more freedom we have, the more there will be very feminine and masculine subcultures too,...

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    Academic vita fraud? - Marginal REVOLUTION

    A recent study of 180 academic curricula vitae found that 56 percent that claimed to have at least...

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    Monday assorted links - Marginal REVOLUTION

    1. Drone deliveries start in Virginia town. 2. “All the US politicians and pundits and social...

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    Summers on the Wealth Tax - Marginal REVOLUTION

    Larry Summers is my favorite liberal economist because even while maintaining his liberal values he never...

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    Ranking states by their degree of regulation - Marginal REVOLUTION

    Now Mercatus has completed an analysis of state-level regulation. State RegData 1.0 analyzes the administrative codes of 46...

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    Trust, Airbnb, and Himalayan villages - Marginal REVOLUTION

    An excellent short essay, with many points of note, here is one: In Himalayan villages like...

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    China facts of the day - Marginal REVOLUTION

    Sports Business Journal recently estimated that the NBA’s presence in China is worth $5 billion to...

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    Sunday assorted links - Marginal REVOLUTION

    1. “On average it takes a 30% increase in gdp to raise happiness by the amount that...

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    Marx vs Mises: Rap Battle - Marginal REVOLUTION

    From Emergent Order the studio who brought you Keynes v. Hayek (and round two) comes Marx...

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    Questions that are rarely asked (from the comments) - Marginal REVOLUTION

    Would the two percent wealth tax apply to muni bonds? Because of their tax advantaged status,...

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    *In the Closet of the Vatican* - Marginal REVOLUTION

    That is the highly controversial book by Frederick Martel, subtitled Power, Homosexuality, Hypocrisy.  For some time...

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    My recent talk at OECD - Marginal REVOLUTION

    It covers privacy, Facebook, security vs. competition, Huawei, the proposed digital tax, and recent OECD corporate...

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    Saturday assorted links - Marginal REVOLUTION

    1. How much could Facebook raise through price discrimination? 2. Snoop Dogg employs a full-time blunt roller....

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    *Essays One*, by Lydia Davis - Marginal REVOLUTION

    Is there anything more enthralling than a writer of supreme intelligence covering topics she understands deeply? ...

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    Matthew Lilly on Saez and Zucman - Marginal REVOLUTION

    From an email: The eye-catching result here is they have consumption taxes being *sharply* regressive, e.g....

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    A Fine Theorem on RCTs and the new Nobel Laureates - Marginal REVOLUTION

    In this vein, randomized trials tend to have very small sample sizes compared to observational studies....

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    Friday assorted links - Marginal REVOLUTION

    1. Idiosyncratic list of the ten great American novels of recent decades. 2. My podcast with...