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Thursday assorted links

Summary:
1. French “grandes écoles” & Progress Studies. 2. New results: “the presence of S-cross-reactive T cells in a sizable fraction of the general population may affect the dynamics of the current pandemic, and has important implications for the design and analysis of upcoming COVID-19 vaccine trials.” 3. Economist Nancy Ruggles. 4. New paper on the causes of the great stagnation (I have not yet read it, but investment seems central to the story). 5. How much will restaurant prices have to go up? (NYT) 6. Northern Virginia to experiment with self-driving shuttle. 7. Soumaya Keynes on Emmanuel Farhi (The Economist).  And some tributes to Farhi. The post Thursday assorted links appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.

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1. French “grandes écoles” & Progress Studies.

2. New results: “the presence of S-cross-reactive T cells in a sizable fraction of the general population may affect the dynamics of the current pandemic, and has important implications for the design and analysis of upcoming COVID-19 vaccine trials.”

3. Economist Nancy Ruggles.

4. New paper on the causes of the great stagnation (I have not yet read it, but investment seems central to the story).

5. How much will restaurant prices have to go up? (NYT)

6. Northern Virginia to experiment with self-driving shuttle.

7. Soumaya Keynes on Emmanuel Farhi (The Economist).  And some tributes to Farhi.

The post Thursday 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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