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Tuesday assorted links

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1. “We also find that IR scholars have overstated the palliative effects of empathy: perspective-taking significantly affects respondents’ policy preferences, but can often lead to escalation rather than cooperation.” 2. Should they make The Strand bookstore a NYC landmark? (NYT) 3. A thread on public thinking in the digital age. 4. Which predicts the hierarchy of the senses better?: culture or biology? 5. A claim that Taiwan could defend itself against China. The post Tuesday 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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