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Top Ten Bad Assumptions: 7 – Judge a policy based on its benefits.

Alternate Assumption:  Judge a policy based on its benefits and its costs.

This is probably the bad assumption that we see the most.  Policy A helps people.   441 more words


Weekly Economic Update: 3/2/2015

March 2, 2015                                                                                                      (content for this post provided by third party)

Dipping 0.7% in January, the Labor Department’s Consumer Price Index posted a 0.1% annual retreat – its first yearly decline since 2009. 1,081 more words


Millennials: data visualised

The future is hard to predict, but we can have a decent guess of what it will look like by looking at people who will influence the future outcome. 47 more words


Hybrid Microeconomics Part 1 of 3: About the Course

I am teaching a hybrid AP Microeconomics course this spring.  This is the first of three posts describing my experience teaching this course.  The first is the basics about the course.   218 more words


What is my problem with poor people?

Recently, I decided to try out a Greek food truck for lunch that’s down the street from the office. The line was long, but I didn’t mind. 2,449 more words

Baha'i Faith

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Social and economic value of protected areas

I’ve just come across an exceptionally important paper published recently in PLoS Biology by a team of venerable conservation biologists led by the eminent Andy Balmford… 514 more words