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Friday assorted links

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1. Alexey Guzey has a new non-profit — New Science — which seeks to revitalize science funding. 2. Wealth inequality is not the same as consumption inequality.  Relevant for capital gains tax issues. 3. Noah: “My unified theory of COVID denial is “fear management”. People who weren’t used to being afraid of things suddenly had something to fear, and didn’t know how to deal with it, and felt ashamed, so they denied COVID in order to try to convince themselves they weren’t really afraid.” 4. The McCartney Ram album. 5. Ezra Klein/Agnes Callard podcast.  And on advice. 6. And excerpt from the 60 Minutes segment. The post Friday assorted links appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.

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1. Alexey Guzey has a new non-profit — New Science — which seeks to revitalize science funding.

2. Wealth inequality is not the same as consumption inequality.  Relevant for capital gains tax issues.

3. Noah: “My unified theory of COVID denial is “fear management”. People who weren’t used to being afraid of things suddenly had something to fear, and didn’t know how to deal with it, and felt ashamed, so they denied COVID in order to try to convince themselves they weren’t really afraid.”

4. The McCartney Ram album.

5. Ezra Klein/Agnes Callard podcast.  And on advice.

6. And excerpt from the 60 Minutes segment.

The post Friday 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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