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Thursday assorted links

Summary:
1. Thor Heyderdahl vindicated (NYT). 2. Just a bit more distancing and Sweden suddenly fell to 17 deaths per week? 3. Heterogeneities in who is most vulnerable, amazing data set (NYT).  Original research is here. 4. Ross Douthat thread on free speech and coalitions. 5. They are solving for the equilibrium: “NYPD limits retirement applications amid 400 percent surge this week.“ The post Thursday 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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