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Friday, August 01, 2014
Paul Ryan's poverty plan signals an ideological shift
(This post originally appeared at Bloomberg View .) A few days ago, Republican Congressman Paul...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Holey poverty, Batman!
One interesting ramification of the Paul Ryan poverty plan is that you see liberals attacking the notion that social workers can help p...
Saturday, July 26, 2014
How to beat Russia
Geostrategic analysis is so easy, anyone can do it. Just make some historical analogies, lean a little too heavily (but subtly!) on nati...
Friday, July 25, 2014
Why doesn't the finance industry use DSGE models? (cont.)
(This post originally appeared at Bloomberg View . It's sort of a mass-market version of this earlier post .) If you care at all a...
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Why I like Frequentism
My post about " Bayesian Superman " wasn't actually intended to be a knock on Bayesianism - it was just about a quirk of rat...
National unity sure is helpful
(This post originally appeared at Bloomberg View .) These days, many people tend to dismiss anything Pat Buchanan says. But in a recen...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Consider Proposition H: "God is watching out for me, and has a special purpose for me and me alone. Therefore, God will not let me ...
Monday, July 21, 2014
You'll get no edge with Zero Hedge
(This post originally appeared at Bloomberg View .) I can’t tell you that gold is a bad investment. Even after the recent plunge, if y...
Sunday, July 20, 2014
Are liberals rescuing marriage?
(This post originally appeared at Bloomberg View .) When we think about the issues of family, sex, and morality there’s a standard stor...
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