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The seeds of my dissent from economic orthodoxy were pretty much sown for me by my 1st professor on the 1st day of my 1st economics class. This prof had gone to a great personal trouble to begin our exposure to … Continue reading

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@isomorphisms: I don’t know why people don’t celebrate the increased supply of young lawyers. Lower cost of representation is a huge step toward fairness and justice before the law.

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The ratio of US jobseekers to US jobs stands at 4:1.via John Irons (of argmax.com fame)   The jobs-to-seekers ratio rises immediately during a recession, but does not decrease as quickly after the recession ends. (Is this true in general?) The … Continue reading

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The inequality of personal well-being is sharply down over the past hundred years and perhaps over the past twenty years as well. Bill Gates is much, much richer than I am, yet it is not obvious that he is much … Continue reading

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