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Austin L. Wright
Assistant Professor University of Chicago ; PhD; UG; political econ of conflict/crime; 1st-gen College Grad; URM
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Austin L. Wright Aug 16
Greenland is the one with all the ice, right?
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Austin L. Wright Aug 14
Checks out: No deal yet with Taliban, but Trump moves to pull troops. Taliban promises to write “beautiful letters”.
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Austin L. Wright Aug 12
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Austin L. Wright Aug 11
Simon: Dad, I can climb it. Me: Go for it. Simon: Yeah, nope.
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The Pearson Institute Aug 11
Pearson Faculty Affiliates and studied the security transition from international troops to local actors in Afghanistan. What conflict dynamics emerged during the transition? Click the link for more information:
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Mark Fitzpatrick Aug 10
Well, this was funny. Amid the errors and exaggerations in ⁦⁩’s piece is the claim that Iran repeatedly violated the JCPOA. Checking the link to see what his evidence was, I see it’s my own work, which didn’t say that.
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Chris Blattman Aug 7
Set your 2-year clock for my book: Why We Fight. Everything you need to know about why gangs, nations, and other groups go to war, and how to stop it. Just signed with editor Wendy Wolf , an imprint ! Huge credit to agent of .
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Harris Public Policy Aug 4
Leaders don’t have to be data analysis experts, but they do need to understand what the data means. Leading Evidence-Based Decisions gives professionals the knowledge to make informed decisions. Apply now:
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Thiemo Fetzer Aug 5
Can Workfare Moderate Violence? Evidence from India -- after five years making the grand tour of journals, my JMP on India's workfare program and social conflict has found a home in -- here is a short thread about the paper available ...
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Adam Lauretig Aug 4
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Austin L. Wright Aug 4
Replying to @soashworth
But the Power of The Nudge...
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Austin L. Wright Aug 4
Replying to @austinlwright
And now there’s this. WTAF. Mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio
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Jennifer Doleac Aug 3
Call for papers: The 2020 Texas Economics of Crime Workshop will be February 21-22 in College Station. Submissions are due October 15. Please share widely!
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Austin L. Wright Aug 4
Replying to @austinlwright
So angry.
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Austin L. Wright Aug 4
Replying to @austinlwright
They (adults in room) took away Trump’s phone yesterday and sent tweet about tragedy. How do we know? No spelling errors; no BAD capitalization; no OVERT racism.
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Austin L. Wright Aug 4
Replying to @austinlwright
The shooter wanted to “send them back” (Hispanics, like yours truly). But when the President says it, it’s definitely not racist. BS.
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Austin L. Wright Aug 4
Replying to @austinlwright
Told my dad we needed gun reform. No civilian *needs* a weapon of war. “But what about hunting feral hogs; need a semi-auto...” BS. No civilian *needs* a weapon of war to hunt. Need to crack down on AK47 markets hard too.
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Austin L. Wright Aug 4
My home state is still bleeding. I’m enraged. And yet this is just the most *recent* mass shootings this year.
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Ian R. Turner Aug 2
Student: What do you mean by Markov process? Me:
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Patrick Signoret Aug 3
“Putting sunscreen on my toddler is so fun! These will surely be precious memories.” — No One, Ever
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