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Monday assorted links

Summary:
1. Canada bans mass export of prescription drugs. 2. Andrew Gelman redux.  And my earlier Bloomberg column on Heather Boushey. 3. The cheerleaders at least can earn big bucks (NYT).  Arbitrage! 4. Update/revision: Wikipedia presents strongly conflicting accounts of the assassination in Iran. 5. Maybe repealing the Corn Laws didn’t really help Britain? Though it did help lower earners, that being offset in the aggregate by terms of trade effects that harmed the wealthy.  Here is a related tweet storm. 6. Agnes Callard, impossible to excerpt, definitely recommended (NYT). 7. Deep Mind solves the protein-folding problem (!). The post Monday 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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