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Miles Kimball
Eaton Professor of Economics at the University of Colorado, Bloomberg Columnist, and Independent Blogger on economics, politics, religion & fighting obesity
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Miles Kimball 6h
Replying to @tyleransom
Thanks.
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Miles Kimball May 18
Monday's link: "Jonatan Pallesen: There is No Statistical Power to Show that Blind Auditions Help Women Get Hired by Orchestras"
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Miles Kimball May 18
Wednesday's link: "Beatrice Cherrier: Should Economic Models Be Realistic?"
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Miles Kimball 17h
Today's post: "John Locke: How to Resist Tyrants without Causing Anarchy"
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Steven Hamilton May 14
The series of tweets in this post by is *fascinating*.
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Miles Kimball May 18
Don't miss my latest IMF working paper with Ruchir Agarwal and Miles Kimball—Enabling Deep Negative Rates to Fight Recessions: A Guide
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Miles Kimball May 18
"David Ludwig: It Takes Time to Adapt to a Lowcarb, Highfat Diet"
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Miles Kimball May 18
"Defeating Donald Trump in the 2020 Election is Better for the Nation than Impeaching Him"
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Miles Kimball May 18
"Paul Serusier's 'Talisman' of Modern Art"
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Miles Kimball May 18
A statistics lesson, using an interesting question: "Who Leaves Mormonism?"
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Miles Kimball May 18
Thursday's post: "Ken Rogoff Defends a Robust Negative Rate Policy at Hoover"
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Stefan Ruediger May 18
Interesting thoughts and metacognition, lectures, and books.
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Miles Kimball 12h
Replying to @tyleransom
No, I haven't. Do you have a good link?
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Miles Kimball 13h
Book Review: John Steele Gordon on “Dinosaurs Rediscovered” by Michael J. Benton.
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Miles Kimball 13h
“of the 83 sta­ble (non-ra­dioac­tive) el­e­ments in ex­is­tence, around 70 are used in mak­ing an every­day con­sumer de­vice like a smart­phone.” Book Review: Robert M. Thorson on “Origins” by Lewis Dartnell.
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Miles Kimball 13h
Teaser for Mark Mof­fett’s new book: “The Hu­man Swarm: How Our So­ci­eties Arise, Thrive and Fall”
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Miles Kimball 14h
“Like other tree crops, chest­nuts also se­quester a whole lot of car­bon.” Chestnuts are plausibly much healthier than grains and can reduce the global warming caused by growing grains.
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Miles Kimball 14h
“A typ­i­cal acre of ma­ture chest­nut trees will pro­duce roughly the same num­ber of calo­ries as a typ­i­cal acre of wheat—in the ball­park of 6 mil­lion calo­ries per acre.” Chestnut blight wiped out three billion American trees. Let’s bring them back
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Miles Kimball 14h
“the U.S. has been late to grasp the dan­gers and is only now be­gin­ning to se­ri­ously de­fend it­self in space. A se­ries of war games ‘did not go well,’ one se­nior in­tel­li­gence of­fi­cial told me.”
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Miles Kimball 16h
“To­day, the main ed­u­ca­tor of a child’s palate may no longer be a par­ent but a multi­na­tional food cor­po­ra­tion.” The job of feeding children is crucial, but mothers shouldn’t be the only ones shouldering the burden, writes .
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