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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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State Dept official Scott Busby: "There are at least 800,000 and possibly up to a couple of million" of Uighurs and others detained in Chinese internment camps without charges, based on U.S. intel assessments. Wow.
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Thanks!
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"When the Government Says 'You May Not Have a Job'"
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My reaction to a classic: "Nicholas Kristof: Where Sweatshops are a Dream"
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"So You Want to Save the World"
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Don't miss "Three Goals for Ph.D. Courses in Economics"
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Another of my personal favorites among my posts: "Magic Ingredient 1: More K-12 School"
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A trio of posts: 1 Why I am a Macroeconomist: Increasing Returns and Unemployment 2 There Is No Such Thing as Decreasing Returns to Scale 3 Returns to Scale & Imperfect Competition in Market Equilibrium
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“Lin­coln hoped ul­ti­mately to rec­on­cile Southern­ers to the Union and thus made a crit­i­cal de­ci­sion to treat Con­fed­er­ates as le­git­imate bel­liger­ents rather than trai­tors. Con­fed­er­ates, in turn, were ea­ger for na­tional recog­ni­tion”
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Con­ser­vatism: An In­vi­ta­tion to the Great Tra­di­tion “Con­ser­vatism, for Mr. Scru­ton..is not a set of propo­si­tions but ‘takes its char­ac­ter from lo­cal ques­tions, and the loves and sus­pi­cions that thrive in spe­cific places and times.’”
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It is common to double one’s salary between before and after an MBA
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Miles Kimball 6h
And Mormonism is less class-segregated than some religions. Those with higher education often give social support and advice to those without. Also, I wouldn't ignore the 2-year mission as a kind of education, even for those who don't go to college or don't finish college.
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Miles Kimball Dec 8
"The Unavoidability of Faith" is one of my personal favorites among my posts.
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Miles Kimball Dec 8
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My newest post is related to one of my earliest posts: "You Didn't Build That: America Edition"
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Miles Kimball Dec 8
Recent jigs and jags in the stock market make it a good time to read "Robert Shiller: Against the Efficient Markets Theory"
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Today's post: "The Religious Duty to Care about the Welfare of All Human Beings"
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Here is my theory of the Great Recession: "On the Great Recession"
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"How Conservative Mormon America Avoided the Fate of Conservative White America"
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"Getting the Biggest Bang for the Buck in Fiscal Policy"
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