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Bradley Leimer 1m
Zuck and facebook can’t possibly get any worse...and yet here we are.
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Internet Ethics 11m
"For the 50 million new users who join each year, the sign-up process is the first taste of one of ’s most successful yet least scrutinized ":
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Scott Galloway 5h
The Seattle white shark strikes again
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The Nobel Prize 8h
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In the 2019 Laureates’ early field experiments, more textbooks and free school meals had small effects, while targeted help for weak students significantly improved educational outcomes. This showed that help targeting the weakest pupils was an effective measure.
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The Nobel Prize 9h
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Learn more about the 2019 Prize in Economic Sciences Press release: Popular information: Advanced information:
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The Nobel Prize 9h
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The 2019 Economic Sciences Laureates’ research findings have dramatically improved our ability to fight poverty in practice. As a result of one of their studies, more than 5 million Indian children have benefitted from programmes of remedial tutoring in schools.
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The Nobel Prize 9h
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2019 Economic Sciences Laureates Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo, often with Michael Kremer, soon performed similar studies of other issues and in other countries, including India. Their experimental research methods now entirely dominate development economics.
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The Nobel Prize 9h
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In the mid-1990s, Economic Sciences Laureate Michael Kremer and his colleagues demonstrated how powerful an experiment-based approach can be, using field experiments to test a range of interventions that could improve school results in western Kenya.
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The Nobel Prize 9h
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This year’s Laureates have introduced a new approach to obtaining reliable answers about the best ways to fight global poverty. It divides this issue into smaller, more manageable questions – for example, the most effective interventions for improving child health.
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The Nobel Prize 9h
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Over 700 million people still subsist on extremely low incomes. Every year, five million children still die before their fifth birthday, often from diseases that could be prevented or cured with relatively cheap and simple treatments.
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The Nobel Prize 9h
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The research conducted by the 2019 Economic Sciences Laureates has considerably improved our ability to fight global poverty. In just two decades, their new experiment-based approach has transformed development economics, which is now a flourishing field of research.
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The Nobel Prize 9h
BREAKING NEWS: The 2019 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel has been awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.”
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Bradley Leimer Oct 13
Sharp Cuts in Immigration Threaten U.S. Economy and Innovation
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Bradley Leimer Oct 13
When a Steady Paycheck Is Good Medicine 41 nonprofit medical systems, plus four government providers, have formed the coalition, the Healthcare Anchor Network, with the mission of doing more business with local companies in the communities they serve.
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Bradley Leimer Oct 13
How to Tax Our Way Back to Justice
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Bradley Leimer Oct 13
How Photos of Your Kids Are Powering Surveillance Technology
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BuzzFeed News Oct 11
"What's happened is unacceptable": Californians are outraged after millions had their power shut off
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Bradley Leimer Oct 11
Serena Aunon-Chancellor Talks to Girls About Life on the Station via NASA
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Bradley Leimer Oct 11
Replying to @Karunk @psb_dc and 3 others
great read (especially on the train to Paris) ...thank you my friend
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