Tag Archives: Daron Acemoglu

Hebbian History

memeengine replied to your post: Or can the influence of any ancestor ever fade down to zero? (Or, well… to arbitrarily small size?) An AR[1] process can go arbitrarily ↓0 as time↑∞. But in real life the sins of the fathers … Continue reading

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Economic inequality — its effect on politics. Minute 44 Senators’ opinions correlate well with the opinions of their most affluent constituents. Senators’ opinions do not correlate with the opinions of the poorest third of their constituency. Senators’ opinions correlate a … Continue reading

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The Equations of History

Some day I want to read all of Daron Acemoglu’s work. What in here isn’t interesting? Social Structure and Development – A Legacy of the Holocaust in Russia Theory, General Equilibrium, Political Economy and Empirics in Development Economics Experimentation, Patents … Continue reading

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