Sarah Ruden’s Gospels translation – Marginal REVOLUTION

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Am I the one who should be judging this?  I am neither Christian nor have any fluency in ancient Greek.  Nonetheless as a reader experience I am...

Foxconn the carmaker? Disruption in the era of electric vehicles

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Foxconn does not normally care too much about style. Even its investor conferences are held at the drab concrete-block building that houses the Apple supplier’s headquarters in...

From the Department of Underappreciated Facts – Marginal REVOLUTION

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Career earnings growth in the U.S. more than doubled between 1960 and 2017, and the age of peak earnings increased from the late 30s to the mid-50s....

Central banks seek out riskier assets for reserves in yield drought

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Central bankers who manage foreign currency reserves have been turning to new — and riskier — investments to compensate for the global collapse in bond yields ushered...

A revolt against the rich could be sparked by basic demographics

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US President Joe Biden made a remarkable speech at the end of March: “I’m a union guy. I support unions. Unions built the middle class. It’s about...

Milton Friedman’s Methodological Mistake | Matthew Tanous

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Key methodological differences between Austrians were highlighted in Milton Friedman's "The Methodology of Positive Economics." A key piece of conflict: Friedman's focus on prediction rather than explanation. Original...

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Sunday assorted links – Marginal REVOLUTION

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1. Economics, as taught at U Mass Amherst, does not make U Mass Amherst undergraduates more selfish.  Good paper, but incorrectly framed.  And which topics do then...

“The Chiefs Now in This City” – Marginal REVOLUTION

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Virginia, the largest British colony, had nearly 350,000 people in 1763, but the capital, Williamsburg, had no more than 2,000 residents, black and white.  The largest urban...

Geopolitics spells the demise of the global chief executive

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The writer is a fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, a think-tankGlobalisation has been good for companies in at least one important way: it has allowed businesses...

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