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Tuesday assorted links

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1. Learning to love Lagos.  And new copies of the Gospels from the Ethiopian desert. 2. I am pleased to have recently met Melissa Kearney.  And an intervention to increase the number of women in economics.  AEA acts on transparency and gender issues. 3. “…changes in economic conditions account for less than one-tenth of the rise in drug and opioid-involved mortality rates.” 4. Do black politicians matter? 5. Jason Furman on tax reform.  And: “The question I first posed was what to make of a president who is rhetorically unfit yet mainstream in policy.” — from Martin Gurri.  And a superb David Brooks column. 6. Review of Tesla Model 3.  And Christina Cacioppo reviews various books. The post Tuesday assorted links appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.

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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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