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Morning roundup

The morning worthies:Why do academics resent markets? Nozick was right. Chris Ruhm on shackling the identification police. No, this isn't about the TERF wars. It's more important than that. Ruhm worries that the need for clean identification constrains the questions empirical economists now investigate. I worry that it also means multi-year lags in getting reasonably but not perfectly identified in economics, and that public health work that thinks you can solve endogeneity with a logit gets published on PLOS.One or at the Lancet within minutes, so you can have years before error gets corrected because econ makes the perfect the enemy of the good.  New Zealand's Chief Censor is building his case for regulating porn on the internet. I hope he realises that he can only do more harm than

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