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Thursday assorted links

Summary:
1. The joys of Yiddish and economics, with reference to Leo Rosten. 2. Profit shifting of U.S. multinationals with respect to taxes is non-linear. 3. New Philip Pullman book coming out in October. 4. Chinese hedge funds now have their own private village. 5. Track how much your Congressperson is spending.  And the political economy of reallocating and reducing Medicaid spending by first increasing it. 6. Walter Russell Mead on The Complacent Class. The post Thursday assorted links appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.

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Tyler Cowen
Tyler Cowen is an American economist, academic, and writer. He occupies the Holbert C. Harris Chair of economics as a professor at George Mason University and is co-author, with Alex Tabarrok, of the popular economics blog Marginal Revolution. Cowen and Tabarrok have also ventured into online education by starting Marginal Revolution University. He currently writes the "Economic Scene" column for the New York Times, and he also writes for such publications as The New Republic, the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Newsweek, and the Wilson Quarterly.

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