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Assorted Monday links

1. Uber/Lyft driver collusion? 2. Elba insurance markets in everything: “Guests receive a refund for one night if it rains for more than two hours on any given day during their stay.” (NYT) 3. German economy adjusting OK to immigration surge. 4. U.S. military officers are calling North Korea on a pink phone to talk about the Los Angeles Dodgers (WSJ). 5. “A proposal before the D.C. Council would allow up to 80 regular citizens, 10 in each ward, to issue tickets to vehicles parked where they aren’t allowed — blocking crosswalks, in bike lanes, in front of bus stops.” 6. Genes and dog ownership. 7. AEA now has an ombudsperson (a good idea). The post Assorted Monday 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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