Links for 22nd October, 2018

  1. A map of every building in the USA.
  2. Cars: ancient history?
  3. Cities in southern USA.
  4. VoxEU on the Nobel prize in economics this year.
  5. Mathematics without the vacuum, in the context of society and the people who made it. What a great idea.

Links for 21st October, 2018

  1. Lesser maneuvering room left for the next recession.
  2. On the cultural implications of the economic success of Singapore.
  3. The race to save the (I’m not joking) banana.
  4. The New Yorker on this year’s Nobel Prize in economics.
  5. Data on cars in America. This made for enjoyable reading.

Links for 20th October, 2018

  1. On building a more meritocratic world.
  2. Times are good if you’re a-growin’ garlic in America.
  3. If you had only a day in NY, and you (like me), lived to eat.
  4. A note in a bottle bag.
  5. At what cost, strength?

Links for 19th October, 2018

  1. The looming crisis in the NBFC sector (this will not end well).
  2. A review of the Pixel 3. Or is it? Also see this.
  3. Dean Spears on Nordhaus for India. Have you read Where India Goes yet?
  4. The great game: an update from Saudi Arabia.
  5. Martin Wolf on avoiding the next recession. I loved this sentence: This was a western financial crisis, but it was a global economic crisis.

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.