Tuesday , October 20 2020
Home / T. Cowen: Marginal Revolution / Solve for the Seattle equilibrium

Solve for the Seattle equilibrium

Summary:
Seattle now has on its payroll a convicted pimp who once vowed to “go to war” with the city — a 0,000 “street czar” whose mission is to come up with “alternatives to policing,” reports said. Andre Taylor — who appeared in the documentary “American Pimp” about his life as “Gorgeous Dre” — is getting ,500 per month for a year, along with an office in Seattle’s Municipal Tower, according to the contract published by PubliCola. It comes just a year after his organization, Not This Time, was paid 0,000 to sponsor a speaker series that was called “Conversations with the Streets.” Here is the full story, which has further points of interest, via JK. The post Solve for the Seattle equilibrium appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.

Topics:
Tyler Cowen considers the following as important: , ,

This could be interesting, too:

Scott Sumner writes The September retail sales shocker

Scott Sumner writes You can’t say that Trump didn’t warn us

Tyler Cowen writes From the comments, on AstraZeneca vaccine trial resumption

Menzie Chinn writes Wisconsin Covid-19 Trends

Seattle now has on its payroll a convicted pimp who once vowed to “go to war” with the city — a $150,000 “street czar” whose mission is to come up with “alternatives to policing,” reports said.

Andre Taylor — who appeared in the documentary “American Pimp” about his life as “Gorgeous Dre” — is getting $12,500 per month for a year, along with an office in Seattle’s Municipal Tower, according to the contract published by PubliCola.

It comes just a year after his organization, Not This Time, was paid $100,000 to sponsor a speaker series that was called “Conversations with the Streets.”

Here is the full story, which has further points of interest, via JK.

The post Solve for the Seattle equilibrium 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.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *