Two new additions to the literature: Russ Roberts, who has the most frustration with the fact that other studies are not truly longitudinal And this meta-study from the Urban Institute. Includes the capture below
I often refer back to this, but Megan’s old site is lost to the wayback machine. So here is the text from the good old days of blogging in 2002: November 24, 2002 From the desk of Jane Galt: The … Continue reading
Federal and State Governments add more than 25% onto the charges for a no-frills landline (for my alarm system). The total bill is $43.78.
This is hilarious and tragic: As you might recall, giving feedback on Uber is a veritable labyrinth of steps: Activate your mobile device screen. Dry the finger or fingers to be used during the feedback operation. Position your finger over … Continue reading
Below are the introductory remarks I made at the Learning Ally National Achievement Awards last Saturday. First I introduced a video about the awards, then I spoke about Learning Ally’s progress in technology and community building. ———– Thank you Dee … Continue reading
These are pretty cool: Among the key takeaways from this figure: U.S. inequality follows a U-shaped pattern, with a number of measures of inequality falling in the 1930s and 1940s, and then rising since the 1970s. For example, “the top … Continue reading
Because we don’t know what we think we know: The food pyramid from my childhood: From Aaron Carroll, who usually defends government guidance against philistines like myself.
I don’t think minimum wage hikes are going to help here. A tale of two work-weeks: Austerity …. NOT. In sum, federal fiscal policy decisions in recent years added enormously to deficits and have produced the highest levels of spending, … Continue reading
More on the progressivity of the Tax system from AEI and the CBO, incorporating tax shares and income shares Bad news is good news. Killing jobs, discouraging work and ACA The demise of the Great Gatsby curve. The inequality debate is … Continue reading