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Wednesday assorted links

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1. GMU tenure-track assistant professor ad. 2. “We find that the fiscal, macroeconomic, and health benefits of rapid SARS-CoV-2 screening testing programs far exceed their costs, with the ratio of economic benefits to costs typically in the range of 4-15 (depending on program details), not counting the monetized value of lives saved.”  Link here. 3. Incentive-based approaches to addiction (NYT). 4. “Steiner says they tried negotiating to reopen with Actors’ Equity actors for outdoor shows, and they got nowhere.” 5. Do swordfish stab and murder sharks? (NYT) 6. What do we know about business exit during Covid? The post Wednesday assorted links appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.

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1. GMU tenure-track assistant professor ad.

2. “We find that the fiscal, macroeconomic, and health benefits of rapid SARS-CoV-2 screening testing programs far exceed their costs, with the ratio of economic benefits to costs typically in the range of 4-15 (depending on program details), not counting the monetized value of lives saved.”  Link here.

3. Incentive-based approaches to addiction (NYT).

4. “Steiner says they tried negotiating to reopen with Actors’ Equity actors for outdoor shows, and they got nowhere.

5. Do swordfish stab and murder sharks? (NYT)

6. What do we know about business exit during Covid?

The post Wednesday 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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