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Wednesday assorted links

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1. “…the evolution of peer review is best understood as the product of continuous efforts to steward editors’ scarce attention while preserving an open submission policy that favors authors’ interests.” 2. “An estimated 1.2 million people died from snakebites in India between 2000 and 2019, the equivalent of more than 58,000 a year, according to a recent paper.”  Link here. 3. The next wave of Facebook Bulletin writers. 4. Myhrvold says Portland is the best pizza city in the U.S.; I say eastern Connecticut. 5. Mastercard partners with Circle to settle stablecoin payments.  Are we seeing “the rails built before our eyes”? 6. UAPx: new non-profit to monitor UFOs. 7. Ten questions you should not ask in Iceland. The post Wednesday assorted links appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.

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1. “…the evolution of peer review is best understood as the product of continuous efforts to steward editors’ scarce attention while preserving an open submission policy that favors authors’ interests.

2. “An estimated 1.2 million people died from snakebites in India between 2000 and 2019, the equivalent of more than 58,000 a year, according to a recent paper.”  Link here.

3. The next wave of Facebook Bulletin writers.

4. Myhrvold says Portland is the best pizza city in the U.S.; I say eastern Connecticut.

5. Mastercard partners with Circle to settle stablecoin payments.  Are we seeing “the rails built before our eyes”?

6. UAPx: new non-profit to monitor UFOs.

7. Ten questions you should not ask in Iceland.

The post Wednesday 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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