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Saturday assorted links

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1. Do celebrity governors even matter? 2. Joshua M. Kim comments on Stubborn Attachments. 3. Venture capital, education, and creative artists. 4. Are community schools working? (NYT, link fixed) 5. “Our ability to discuss policy is so broken that saying you’re going to raise the top tax rate is the only way progressives will believe you’re going to tax the rich more. In reality, eliminating stepped up basis & reducing exemptions/deductions would increase progressivity more.”  From Betsey Stevenson. 6. Is this simply the “golden age” of higher ed? 7. Matt Stoller unloads on the Dems. The post Saturday assorted links appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.

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1. Do celebrity governors even matter?

2. Joshua M. Kim comments on Stubborn Attachments.

3. Venture capital, education, and creative artists.

4. Are community schools working? (NYT, link fixed)

5. “Our ability to discuss policy is so broken that saying you’re going to raise the top tax rate is the only way progressives will believe you’re going to tax the rich more. In reality, eliminating stepped up basis & reducing exemptions/deductions would increase progressivity more.”  From Betsey Stevenson.

6. Is this simply the “golden age” of higher ed?

7. Matt Stoller unloads on the Dems.

The post Saturday assorted links appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.

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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