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6. Tate notes for the new Hogarth display. People, some of you have gone crazy.
1. David Brooks on America falling apart (NYT).
4. “Likewise, authors from the same PhD program or who previously worked with the reviewer are significantly more likely to receive a positive evaluation. We also find that sharing “signals” of ability, such as publishing in “top five”, attending a high ranked PhD program, or being employed by a similarly ranked economics department significantly influences editor decisions and/or reviewer recommendations.” Link here.
7. Good Bridgewater/Dalio piece (FT).
1. In Austin, Caplan and Razib Khan will comment on Hanania. I am telling them to put it on YouTube.
6. “Across Congress Members, emotionality is higher for Democrats, for women, for ethnic/religious minorities, for the opposition party, and for members with ideologically extreme roll-call voting records.“
3. Paul Brody on that same debate. He says Web 3.0 is too complicated.
4. In Quebec, alcohol store customers need to be vaccinated, but not the employees.
6. The FT on reading lots of books, including my own habits.
3. “…changes in the return to human capital caused by shifts in the supply and demand for educated and skilled labor have played a crucial role in the rise in income inequality since the 1970s – rising corporate concentration and employer market power (monopsony) do not appear to be a key culprit.” Link here.
5. Met Opera sings through Omicron (NYT).
6. German trade surplus trending down since 2017. Are there still people out there who think this is good news? Remember the bizarre obsession over this issue? Never reason from a trade surplus!
1. Claims about crypto (and black Americans).
2. New publication of essays by the late Jerry Ellig. Ungated.
3. Alvin Rabushka’s work, on-line and ungated.
4. The Institute for Replication, a new project.
5. “The analyses find that India’s cumulative COVID deaths by September 2021 were 6-7 times higher than reported officially.” More than three million people.
6. David Brooks on how to defend democracy (NYT).
1. Does Covid make things smell worse? (WSJ) And should you care?
3. More on Fed trading (NYT).
5. “Coronavirus-positive but asymptomatic nurses who have received a vaccine and booster are directed to return to work immediately with no period of isolation, according to Inova guidelines dated Dec. 28.”
6. Inside the Silicon Valley attempt to revolutionize science. Quite a good piece, sees the bigger picture better than any other coverage to date. (You do have to register to read it.)
2. What Jane Flowers read last year, great list, different.
4. Matt Notowidigdo’s favorite economics papers on the year. Good picks.
1. Devon Zuegel on inflation. And should Devon try to get Omicron Covid? But her “best” interlocutor — cited in the thread — doesn’t consider that the booster shot will wear off in effectiveness, the costs of not getting Covid, whether Omicron is a “special” variant due to its rapid spread, or how about cross-immunities, or the travel/events benefits of getting Omicron out of the way, and the probabilities of various events (Devon is young and I believe healthy). Does she really think that, ceteris paribus, natural immunity is a negative? That was the best answer?