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  • Get It Together!

    posted to Kids Prefer Cheese on Tue 8th Oct 13

    An open letter.  From all you folks who believe that some elaborate, efficient secretive conspiracy "runs" the government... Nod to MAG

  • Monday's Child

    posted to Kids Prefer Cheese on Mon 7th Oct 13

    1.  Not very subtle:  Russian tampon commercial. 2.  Investing out in the weeds?  Why not pot-focused equity management? 3.  Dude, I can't find my text.  Quarter-pounder with side of cops. 4.  I don't always agree with Andrew

  • I said, "more cowbell" NOT "more tambourine"

    posted to Kids Prefer Cheese on Sat 5th Oct 13

    Don't Tase me, Rev! In Edmund OK last summer, a parishioner was tased for playing the tambourine like Will Ferrell played the cowbell on SNL. As usual, I am not making this up. We take our religion very seriously here, so fair warning: conform or be tased.

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  • #4 with a bullet!

    posted to Kids Prefer Cheese on Tue 8th Apr 08

    According to this morning's WSJ, Economics is the 4th most remunerative undergrad major (based on starting salaries), beating accounting, finance, and marketing. Bad news for philosophy majors though: they come in dead last, behind even elementary ed majors.

  • Mankiw's leap

    posted to Kids Prefer Cheese on Sun 20th Feb 11

    In last Sunday's NY Times economics column, NGM quite reasonably points out that voluntary exchanges benefit both parties in the exchange.However, he then makes an unsupportable leap to the following:Listening to the president, you might think that competition

  • If you read this post, you're a bad person

    posted to Kids Prefer Cheese on Fri 30th Aug 13

    Amazing piece on Slate , titled, "If you send your child to private school, you're a bad person" Here's the thesis:it seems to me that if every single parent sent every single child to public school, public schools would improve. This would not happen

Latest posts linking here

  • Assorted links

    posted to Marginal Revolution on Thu 12th Sep 13

    1. Is there a fiscal cliff in Japan? And what macro do we teach at the Principles level?2. What is, was, and will be popular?3. Is having a lot of children now a sign of status?4. In the S&P 500, the average company lifespan is getting shorter. And the

  • "If You Send Your Kid to Private School, You Are a Bad Person"

    posted to Newmark's Door on Tue 3rd Sep 13

    This is a small gem of the dopey Liberal worldview.You are a bad person if you send your children to private school. Not bad like murderer badbut bad like ruining-one-of-our-nations-most-essential-institutions-in-order-to-get-whats-best-for-your-kid bad.

  • School and Student Rank for Economics Ph.D.s

    posted to voluntaryXchange on Sun 1st Sep 13

    Theres a new paper out by John Conley and Ali Sina Onder detailing the publication record of graduates of top Ph.D. programs:The main conclusions are that class rank matters a great deal and quickly outweighs the ranking of the department from which a job candidate