Some semi-useful lessons learned from five years in a small music company in Beijing:
1. The sites of progressive / radical values in China are not where you expect. Not all punk rockers and club heads are activists – they're just as likely to be Han supremacist nationalists.
— Krish Raghav (@krishraghav) November 29, 2019
BREAKING NEWS: Say goodbye to comfort breaks! New downward-tilting toilets are designed to become unbearable to sit on after five minutes. They say the main benefit is to employees in improved employee productivity. pic.twitter.com/lfDbeXJdCX
— Dave Vescio (@DaveVescio) December 17, 2019
You know how everyone just *knew* that #NREGA caused inflation? @econanand and Girish Bahal have a very neat new paper saying 'hold on a minute!': https://t.co/mJE8NjUkxB. Even more interestingly, they provide some evidence for fiscal transfers being non-inflationary in general.
— Arjun Jayadev (@arjun_jayadev) December 18, 2019
1/A rare @DKThomp post that I disagree with. There are good reasons for the slowdown in physical ("atoms") innovation in recent decades, and zero of them have to do with the choices made by Silicon Valley businesses.https://t.co/c6dCf2uQDB
— Noah Smith 🐇 (@Noahpinion) December 18, 2019
These are my own views, and happy to engage but please dont troll … following views reflect my right of center economic bias 🧵 https://t.co/lrx0yRzAts
— Nirav Kanodra (@niravstoons) December 18, 2019