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Sunday assorted links

Summary:
1. “On average it takes a 30% increase in gdp to raise happiness by the amount that a year of war causes it to fall.”  (The Economist) 2. Larry Kotlikoff on Saez and Zucman (WSJ).  And Pearlstein on the same.  And John Cochrane on the same. 3. “Russian biologist Denis Rebrikov has started gene editing in eggs donated by women who can hear to learn how to allow some deaf couples to give birth to children without the genetic mutation that impairs hearing.” 4. Good and bad signs for different kinds of Asian restaurants. 5. New Yorker profile of Gabriel Zucman. 6. Polyamory and rationalism. The post Sunday 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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