Ask And You Shall Receive, Economic Superhero Edition…
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Economist Beverages Just Got A Major Upgrade…
Every Friday at about 5pm or so, Justin Wolfers declares it beer o’clock on Twitter: By the power vested in me by Scott Pruitt, I suggest you enjoy an EPA by ordering from a secret email address, getting a lobbyist to pay, deleting it from your calendar, firing staff who won’t play along, and thanking … Continue reading "Economist Beverages Just Got A Major Upgrade…"
How Monopsonies Work, Now With More Numbers…
You guys, I love monopsonies…for starters, it’s a fun word to say, and it makes people do a double take when they initially think you said “monopoly.” Definitionally, a monopsony is a market with only one buyer- basically the economic counterpart to a monopoly, which is a market with only one seller. Not surprisingly, the … Continue reading "How Monopsonies Work, Now With More Numbers…"
I Think People Might Be Starting To Catch On To The Perils Of Academic Publishing…
So does this count as regulatory capture or a form of publication bias? Update: To be fair, the paper did get published? IMO, Randall is subtweeting my father.http://t.co/xFowkXjmjz pic.twitter.com/GTRJ7Nstvt — Carl T. Bergstrom (@CT_Bergstrom) July 31, 2018