Links for 18th October, 2018

  1. From a while back, but this is a topic in which I am increasingly interested as a student of statistics: The Economist on homeopathy.
  2. On the internationalization of the Chinese currency.
  3. On the importance of timely information in rural markets.
  4. On restoring the Salvator Mundi.
  5. On the ERP mechanism in tariffs.

Links for 17th October, 2018

  1. On India’s other aviation problem.
  2. Doom and gloom from the field of climate change.
  3. On better workplaces.
  4. On HR strategies for economists and statisticians in the Indian government.
  5. On the glass ceiling (and the attempts to break it) in Indian economics

Links for 16th October, 2018

  1. An interview with Cliff Asness.
  2. An interview with Tyler Cowen.
  3. An interview with Abby Johnson, among others.
  4. I’m (for the most part) a “Boglehead
  5. Economists should travel more.

Links for 15th October, 2018

  1. Paul Krugman on the recovery from the recession – or the lack of it.
  2. Interviews with Thaler and Sunstein on Nudge turning 10.
  3. Have you heard of India Globalization Capital?
  4. Do you believe in sharing?
  5. The lie detector is, it would seem, a lie.

Links for 14th October, 2018

  1. Learning economics from Walt Disney World.
  2. Hobsbawm, India and Brazil.
  3. What might be wrong with the Bloomberg China espionage story?
  4. Signaling, bond markets and China.
  5. Change in the music industry.

Links for 13th October, 2018

  1. Bagehot and Il&FS. Great read.
  2. Harsh Vardhan on the rise of the NBFC’s in India. Equally great read (and is linked to in the first piece above)
  3. Education, stratification, gender and signaling.
  4. Brilliant ideas have difficult journeys.
  5. Data done right.

Links for 12th October, 2018

  1. Wechat and India, and why it never really clicked.
  2. Writing the railway exam in India.
  3. Shopping online in India.
  4. On productivity in India.
  5. On policy mistakes in India.