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Monday assorted links

Summary:
1. Jodi Ettenberg interview.  Recommended. 2. “No evidence for cumulating socioeconomic advantage. Ability explains increasing SES effects with age on children’s domain test scores.“ 3. Unite America, for ranked choice voting.  And the sugar lobby is alive and well. 4. “We find that access to a plasma donation center reduces demand (inquiries) for payday and installment loans by 6.5% and 8.1%, respectively, with larger effects (13.1% and 15.7%, respectively) on younger borrowers. Moreover, foot traffic increases by 7-10% at essential and non-essential goods establishments when a new plasma center opens nearby. Our findings suggest that plasma donation helps households smooth consumption without appealing to high-cost debt.”  Link here. 5. “Thus, six-year-olds appear to more flexibly

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1. Jodi Ettenberg interview.  Recommended.

2. “No evidence for cumulating socioeconomic advantage. Ability explains increasing SES effects with age on children’s domain test scores.

3. Unite America, for ranked choice voting.  And the sugar lobby is alive and well.

4. “We find that access to a plasma donation center reduces demand (inquiries) for payday and installment loans by 6.5% and 8.1%, respectively, with larger effects (13.1% and 15.7%, respectively) on younger borrowers. Moreover, foot traffic increases by 7-10% at essential and non-essential goods establishments when a new plasma center opens nearby. Our findings suggest that plasma donation helps households smooth consumption without appealing to high-cost debt.”  Link here.

5. “Thus, six-year-olds appear to more flexibly use multiple sources of information than both younger children and adults…

6. “An additional study (N = 2,172) shows that both Democrats and Republicans perceived the social network Facebook to be biased against their side.

7. “License plate readers are rapidly reshaping private security in American neighborhoods, bringing police surveillance tools to the masses with an automated watchdog that records 24 hours a day.

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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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