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Friday assorted links

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1. ““[The plan] asks faculty members, some of whom have lived their entire adult lives working and teaching at Yale, to make a sudden life-changing decision in a matter of months in return for a cash payment,” the draft report reads.”  And they are outraged by that fact, link here.  Just imagine what getting fired must be like. 2. Toward a public choice theory of the Clintons. 3. “Beavers have built a dam on Exmoor for the first time in more than 400 years.” 4. New Proust stories appearing in English for the first time order them here. 5. Gaming vaccine distribution?  And how epidemiologists have changed/will change their behavior (NYT). 6. Financial predictors of Alzheimer’s and dementia. 7. The Lancet published this b.s.? 8. ““As a child I saw it as a totally normal name,” said Mr

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1. ““[The plan] asks faculty members, some of whom have lived their entire adult lives working and teaching at Yale, to make a sudden life-changing decision in a matter of months in return for a cash payment,” the draft report reads.”  And they are outraged by that fact, link here.  Just imagine what getting fired must be like.

2. Toward a public choice theory of the Clintons.

3. “Beavers have built a dam on Exmoor for the first time in more than 400 years.

4. New Proust stories appearing in English for the first time order them here.

5. Gaming vaccine distribution?  And how epidemiologists have changed/will change their behavior (NYT).

6. Financial predictors of Alzheimer’s and dementia.

7. The Lancet published this b.s.?

8. ““As a child I saw it as a totally normal name,” said Mr Uunona, who won his seat with 85% of the vote.

9. The snapback on this M2 growth is going to be a doozy.

10. Talking about Trees (New Yorker link), a very good Sudanese movie, also a lesson in development economics.

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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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