23 April 2014

Haiku of the Day

We have more, better / Data and technology / and Nothing makes sense.

Quote of the Day

“Economic distress will teach men, if anything can, that realities are less dangerous than fancies, that fact-finding is more effective than fault-finding.” –Carl Lotus Becker, Progress and Power (1935)

Links of the Day

Josh Barro, writing in the New York Times new blog The Upshot, on the recent Sargent Graduation piece

Anatole Kaletsky, chairman of INET, muses on whether or not Economics is useful

Noah Smith on the interminable rise of solar power

Robert Solow is remarkably positive about Piketty in the New Republic

Dani Rodrik writes about globalization and deindustrialization

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