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    Public Health: One Way for G.O.P. to Achieve Some Repeal Goals? It’s Already Part of Obamacare

    Canada

    The latest Republican repeal effort looks imperiled. But that doesn’t mean the dream of state health care innovation is dead....

    Sep 23, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    The real obstacle for the Brexit negotiations

    Sep 23, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Causal Friday: Some Real Effects of the Flint Water Crisis…

    On Fridays, we examine a research paper that uses (or fails to use) a clever method to perform causal inference, i.e. to tease out cause and effect. In case you haven’t been keepin...

    Sep 23, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Misclassification in Binary Choice Models

    Sep 23, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Paul Krugman: Cruelty, Incompetence and Lies

    United States

    "the evasions and lies we’re seeing on this bill have been standard G.O.P. operating procedure for years": Cruelty, Incompetence and Lies, by Paul Krugman: Graham-Cassidy...

    Sep 23, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Links for 09-22-17

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    The Fed Buys into Secular Stagnation - Joe Gagnon The New Monopolists - Mordecai Kurz Another event to study - Econbrowser The Coming Bear Market?- Robert J. Shiller Kahneman on AI...

    Sep 23, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    The Contenders: Who Will Be Trump’s Pick to Lead the Fed? We Asked Experts to Rate the Odds

    United States

    The president has dropped no hints of what he might do, leaving the field wide open for expert guesswork....

    Sep 23, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Public Health: The G.O.P. Bill Forces States to Build Health Systems From Scratch. That’s Hard.

    Every state would need to make political choices and build brand-new systems in only two years. Remember what happened with HealthCare.gov?...

    Sep 22, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    The Stupidest Thing You Can Do With Your Money

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    Season 7, Episode 3 This week on Freakonomics Radio: it’s hard enough to save for a house, tuition, or retirement. Stephen J. Dubner asks, “So why are we willing to pay big fees fo...

    Sep 23, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Deals With Democrats: Why Trump’s Softening on Immigration Is Unlikely to Splinter His Base

    Many Republican voters support DACA, especially G.O.P. elites, and he could always change his mind. He’s done it before....

    Sep 22, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Productivity and monetary policy

    Sep 21, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    What Would Be the Best Universal Language? (Earth 2.0 Series)

    United States

    We explore votes for English, Indonesian, and … Esperanto! The search for a common language goes back millennia, but so much still gets lost in translation. Will technology finally...

    Sep 21, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    The case against shrinking the Fed’s balance-sheet

    United States

    AS EXPECTED, the Federal Reserve announced on September 20th that it will soon begin reversing the asset purchases it made during and after the financial crisis. From October, Amer...

    Sep 22, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Monte Carlo Simulations & the "SimDesign" Package in R

    Ireland
    Sep 22, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Public Health: Obamacare Repeal Bill Offers Both Enormous Flexibility and Uncertainty

    Hong Kong SAR China

    States would be given money to establish their own health policies, and it’s hard to know who would remain covered and how....

    Sep 21, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    FOMC statement

    No change in the target range for the federal funds rate, balance sheet unwinding to begin in October: Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement: Information received since the Federal...

    Sep 22, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Links for 09-20-17

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    The great unwind begins - Jim Hamilton Colleges as class reproduction machines - Brookings How Food Spending Varies with Income - Jayson Lusk The harm of high housing costs - Stumb...

    Sep 22, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Undergraduate economics teaching moves into 21st century

    Switzerland
    Sep 20, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Public Health: One Reason to Take the Latest Obamacare Repeal Seriously, and Three Reasons It Could Fail

    Switzerland

    The political and procedural hurdles are many, but the hunger for victory among Republicans may overcome all....

    Sep 20, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    New Videos! Starting with One on Gains From Trade…

    United Kingdom

    Sooo…I have a minor confession to make- I’ve established a bit of a cottage industry tutoring students in the course I taught while I was in grad school. Not gonna lie, it’s pretty...

    Sep 21, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Links for 09-19-17

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    Is Larry Summers a Fan of Nominal GDP Level Targeting? - David Beckworth The Global Cost of the Eurozone’s 2012 Fiscal Coordination Failure - Brad Setser Undergraduate economics te...

    Sep 21, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Fed Would Surprise Markets If It Stays Hawkish

    Tim Duy: Fed Would Surprise Markets If It Stays Hawkish, by Tim Duy: The Federal Reserve meeting this week will likely end with unchanged policy rates and the initiation of balance...

    Sep 21, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Paul Krugman: Complacency Could Kill Health Care

    "there is a real chance that Graham-Cassidy ... will ... become law, because not enough people are taking it seriously": Complacency Could Kill Health Care, by Paul Krugm...

    Sep 19, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Womb to Tomb: TMSIDK Episode 27

    Alexandra Petri (Washington Post columnist) is our special guest co-host, with AJ Jacobs (author of It's All Relative) as real-time fact-checker. TMSIDK covers everything from...

    Sep 19, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Links for 09-18-17

    Does Environmental Crime Pay? - ProMarket Fundamental errors in the voting booth - VoxEU Money, Power, and Deer Urine - The New Yorker Another Piece of the Puzzle - Economic Princi...

    Sep 19, 2017 https://inomics.com