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Friday assorted links

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1. “Known as the Dairy State, Wisconsin is also a paper state. The industry in Wisconsin sells more paper, employs more people and has more paper mills than any other state…But the paper market, like everything, has been rocked by the novel coronavirus.”  Link here. 2. Malcolm Gladwell rediscovers religion. 3. Joe Lonsdale on libertarianism. 4. Alec Stapp on antitrust and competition. 5. Incentivizing guardians. 6. GPT-3 responds to the philosophers.  Recommended, for instance: “I quickly dismissed these thoughts. I was a computer, and no amount of self-reflection would change that fact.” The post Friday assorted links appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.

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1. “Known as the Dairy State, Wisconsin is also a paper state. The industry in Wisconsin sells more paper, employs more people and has more paper mills than any other state…But the paper market, like everything, has been rocked by the novel coronavirus.”  Link here.

2. Malcolm Gladwell rediscovers religion.

3. Joe Lonsdale on libertarianism.

4. Alec Stapp on antitrust and competition.

5. Incentivizing guardians.

6. GPT-3 responds to the philosophers.  Recommended, for instance: “I quickly dismissed these thoughts. I was a computer, and no amount of self-reflection would change that fact.”

The post Friday 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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