Medicine

Zendaya and Timothée Chalamet Just Destroyed Yet Another Red Carpet

How did Dune director Denis Villeneuve’s remake of the 1984 sci-fi flick turn into the must-see vogue occasion of the autumn? Blame Zendaya and Timothée Chalamet. Merely put, the co-stars are a match made in vogue heaven. Model icons in their very own proper — […]

Worrying Sentence(s) of the Day

NYTimes: An examination of hundreds of health departments around the country shows that the nation may be less prepared for the next pandemic than it was for the current one. …State and local public health departments across the country have endured not only the public’s […]

Make TeleMedicine Permanent

One of the silver linings of the pandemic was the ability to see a doctor and be prescribed medicine online. I used telemedicine multiple times during the pandemic and it was great–telemedicine saved me at least an hour each visit and I think my medical […]

Peer effects and debt accumulation: Evidence from lottery winnings

Magnus A. H. Gulbrandsen of Norges Financial institution on this attention-grabbing paper monitor the impression of lottery wins on neighborhoods: I estimate the impact of lottery winnings on friends’ debt accumulation utilizing administrative knowledge from Norway. I establish neighbors of lottery winners, and estimate a […]

My podcast with philosopher Jimmy Alfonso Licon

Somewhat less than an hour, here is his summary of our chat: Prof. Cowen and I had a wide ranging interview on topics ranging from whether economic growth is a moral imperative, UFOs are extraterrestrials, rent seeking is a drain on the economy, things like […]

Australia Committing Tyrannical Economic Suicide

If there was ever a politician who might be dragged from his chamber in a revolution, historical past would level to Daniel Andrews. Now he’s throwing anybody who opposes his authoritarian measures out of Parliament. The Western powers invaded Iraq and wished to invade Syria […]