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Wednesday assorted links

Summary:
1. “Our results suggest that physicians do only slightly better in adhering to both low- and high-value care guidelines than non-physicians – but not by much and not always.” 2. Fentanyl is putting Mexican poppy growers out of work (NYT). 3. “…the US dollar’s role as an international and safe-haven currency has surged since the global financial crisis.” 4. Did austerity induce Brexit? 5. “Our results indicated that 99.6% of the variability in adolescent girls’ satisfaction with life had nothing to do with how much they used social media.” (NB: not the only perspective on this). 6. “Immigrants who move from a country with a higher GDP per capita have higher mortality rates.“ The post Wednesday 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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