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    Wednesday assorted links - Marginal REVOLUTION

    1. “Exploiting within-country and industry-level variation in regulatory burden, the analysis finds a large, positive effect...

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    My Conversation with Garett Jones - Marginal REVOLUTION

    Here is the transcript and audio, here is part of the opening summary: Garett joined Tyler...

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    All Praise the Fist Bump - Marginal REVOLUTION

    Handshaking spreads germs and is a bad method of greeting. I prefer an elegant namaste but...

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    Is common stock ownership really such a big deal? - Marginal REVOLUTION

    We investigate the relation between common institutional ownership of the firms in an industry and product...

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    How robust are supply chains? - Marginal REVOLUTION

    That is the topic of my latest Bloomberg column, here is one excerpt: Consider the supply chain of...

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    Environmental impact statements can do great harm - Marginal REVOLUTION

    In pursuit of federal approval for the nation’s first congestion pricing scheme, the one officials suggested...

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    Canine collar markets in everything - Marginal REVOLUTION

    There are a lot of great options for dog collars on the market, but none of...

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    Tuesday assorted links - Marginal REVOLUTION

    1. “Specifically, physician salaries plus diagnostic tests comprise 4.04% of GDP in the US, compared to...

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    Lubbock, Texas notes - Marginal REVOLUTION

    Hill BBQ is perhaps the best I have had — ever.  It is open Thursday and...

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    How valuable is social impact investing? - Marginal REVOLUTION

    Perhaps it is overrated? That is the theme of my latest Bloomberg column, here is one...

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    Commuting markets in everything? - Marginal REVOLUTION

    From Palo Alto to San Francisco in 15 minutes. Hello, Palo Alto residents! We are an...

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    Monday assorted links - Marginal REVOLUTION

    1. The pricing of Lego blocks and sets, more interesting than it sounds, though not to...

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    Royal sentences to ponder - Marginal REVOLUTION

    Meghan and Harry insist Queen Elizabeth doesn’t own the word ‘royal’ Prince Harry and Meghan Markle laid bare their...

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    That was then, this is now - pandemic response capabilities - Marginal REVOLUTION

    From 2005: Before adjourning last week, the US Senate passed and sent to President Bush a...

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    Why are we letting FDA regulations limit our number of coronavirus tests? - Marginal REVOLUTION

    Since CDC and FDA haven’t authorized public health or hospital labs to run the [coronavirus] tests,...

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    Sunday assorted links - Marginal REVOLUTION

    1. Do people still remember Ava Gardner? 2. Update on programming language performance in economics. 3....

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    Who is Wealthy? - Marginal REVOLUTION

    Branko Milanovic argues against comparing wealth over time: The difficulty of measurement of wealth between different...

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    What should I ask Philip Tetlock? - Marginal REVOLUTION

    I will be having a Conversation with him, no associated public event.  So what should I...