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    Standardizing The Data Of Different Scales - Which Method To Use?

    When you're doing data analysis, you might find yourself with a number of different variables to work with. For example, perhaps you have invited participants to your lab and run t...

    Jul 15, 2017 http://inomics.com
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    5 Podcasts to Broaden Your Knowledge

    Attending a conference requires more than just expertise in your field – it also requires soft skills like social skills and communication. You'll want to have something to talk ab...

    Jul 15, 2017 http://inomics.com
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    Economic View: When the (Empty) Apartment Next Door Is Owned by an Oligarch

    Foreign money is flowing into neighborhoods in North America. But what does that mean for the neighbors?...

    Jul 21, 2017 http://inomics.com
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    Are the Rich Really Less Generous Than the Poor?

    Season 6, Episode 46 This week on Freakonomics Radio: a series of academic studies suggest that the wealthy are, to put it bluntly, selfish jerks. It’s an easy narrative to swallow...

    Jul 21, 2017 http://inomics.com
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    This Ridiculous Republican Propaganda is Exactly Why We Need the CBO

    Catherine Rampell: This ridiculous Republican propaganda is exactly why we need the CBO: Tuesday I wrote about the GOP’s systematic efforts to discredit and disempower any independ...

    Jul 21, 2017 http://inomics.com
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    These Shoes Are Killing Me!

    The human foot is an evolutionary masterpiece, far more functional than we give it credit for. So why do we encase it in “a coffin” (as one foot scholar calls it) that stymies so m...

    Jul 21, 2017 http://inomics.com
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    Links for 07-20-17

    Minimum Wage and Job Loss: Seattle Study Is Not the Last Word - NYTimes The Problem With Trump's Steel Tariffs - Annie Lowrey Buyer beware - American Economic Association In C...

    Jul 21, 2017 http://inomics.com
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    Should Labour triangulate over Brexit?

    Jul 21, 2017 http://inomics.com
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    Links for 07-19-17

    The Healthcare Debacle: The Roles of Ignorance and Evil - Paul Krugman The economics of BBC pay - Stumbling and Mumbling Should Labour triangulate over Brexit? - mainly macro How w...

    Jul 21, 2017 http://inomics.com
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    Survey Says: Why Trump’s Base of Support May Be Smaller Than It Seems

    His approval rating remains strong among self-described Republicans, but a new paper suggests the number of such people could be shrinking....

    Jul 21, 2017 http://inomics.com
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    Podcast: Goodbye, Benito

    Brazil’s rigid labour market regulations were transplanted wholesale from Benito Mussolini’s Italy back in 1943. Now President Michel Temer has approved an overhaul. Will it encour...

    Jul 21, 2017 http://inomics.com
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    Public Health: Obamacare’s Future Now Depends on an Unhappy White House

    President Trump has said he’d like Obamacare to fail, and the Department of Health and Human Services has advertised its failures....

    Jul 21, 2017 http://inomics.com
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    This Expansion Will End in a Fizzle, Not a Bang

    Tim Duy: This Expansion Will End in a Fizzle, Not a Bang: The Fed is growing increasingly concerned that this expansion will end like the last two, with a collapse in asset prices ...

    Jul 21, 2017 http://inomics.com
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    The New Health Care: Can Psychedelics Be Therapy? Allow Research to Find Out

    These drugs carry risks that can’t be ignored, but it may be time to reconsider the current classification of controlled substances....

    Jul 18, 2017 http://inomics.com
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    Links for 07-17-17

    Slow productivity growth may not be the 'new normal' for the US - VoxEU The Pricing Answer to Traffic Congestion - Tim Taylor On BBC bias - Stumbling and Mumbling Why Do ...

    Jul 18, 2017 http://inomics.com
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    The OBR’s risk assessment lacks context

    Jul 18, 2017 http://inomics.com
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    Winter is Coming

    I have a new column: Here’s Why We’re Not Prepared for the Next Recession: When will the next recession hit the economy? Nobody knows for sure, but we can be certain that sooner or...

    Jul 18, 2017 http://inomics.com
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    Paul Krugman: Republicans Leap Into the Awful Known

    "Will this vileness prevail?": Republicans Leap Into the Awful Known, by Paul Krugman, NY Times: Sometime in the next few days the Congressional Budget Office will releas...

    Jul 18, 2017 http://inomics.com
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    Three Sheets to the Wind: TMSIDK Episode 23

    John Moe (The Hilarious World of Depression) is our special guest co-host, with Maggie Ryan Sandford (science writer, researcher and producer) as our real-time fact-checker. TMSIDK...

    Jul 17, 2017 http://inomics.com
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    How to Think Like an Economist (If, That Is, You Wish to...)

    Brad DeLong: How to Think Like an Economist (If, That Is, You Wish to...): I have long had a "thinking like an economist" lecture in the can. But I very rarely give it. I...

    Jul 16, 2017 http://inomics.com
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    Charting Literary Greatness With Jane Austen

    Our Upshot editor is excited to do a data-driven piece for our special issue timed to the 200th anniversary of the author’s death. But where to start?...

    Jul 16, 2017 http://inomics.com
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    Links for 07-15-17

    Kenneth Arrow Commemoration - Larry Summers The New Climate Of Treason - Paul Krugman What’s Wrong with the Price-Specie-Flow Mechanism, Part II - David Glasner So Many Critics of ...

    Jul 16, 2017 http://inomics.com
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    Public Health: A Legislative Easter Egg Hunt in the Health Bill

    We looked for the goodies Senate leadership slipped into its newest health care bill for particular states. (Alaska came up a lot.)...

    Jul 16, 2017 http://inomics.com
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    Economic View: How Universal College Admission Tests Help Low-Income Students

    Requiring the SAT or ACT, and making it free, reduces barriers for disadvantaged students who otherwise would not take the test....

    Jul 21, 2017 http://inomics.com
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    Why German wages need to rise

    Jul 21, 2017 http://inomics.com