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Grape Economists

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The latest MRU video in our series Economists in the Wild features Orley Ashenfelter talking about his research on wine. One thing I hadn’t known is that Orley used his regressions to figure out that New Jersey was actually a great place to start a vineyard, and he did! See also the results from the Judgment of Princeton. Here’s a free assignment to help connect this video to class: https://mru.io/1a6ba Regression analysis assignment: https://mru.io/d8194 More professor resources: http://mru.io/professor-resources-5e7df High school teacher resources: https://mru.io/high-school-resources-27767 The post Grape Economists appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.

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The latest MRU video in our series Economists in the Wild features Orley Ashenfelter talking about his research on wine. One thing I hadn’t known is that Orley used his regressions to figure out that New Jersey was actually a great place to start a vineyard, and he did! See also the results from the Judgment of Princeton.

Here’s a free assignment to help connect this video to class: https://mru.io/1a6ba

Regression analysis assignment: https://mru.io/d8194

More professor resources: http://mru.io/professor-resources-5e7df

High school teacher resources: https://mru.io/high-school-resources-27767

The post Grape Economists appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.

Alex Tabarrok
Alex Tabarrok is Bartley J. Madden Chair in Economics at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University and a professor of economics at George Mason University. He specializes in patent-system reform, the effectiveness of bounty hunters compared to the police, how judicial elections bias judges, and how local poverty rates impact trial decisions by juries. He also examines methods for increasing the supply of human organs for transplant, the regulation of pharmaceuticals by the FDA, and voting systems.

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