Monthly Archives: February 2017

Kenneth Arrow dies at 95 and what is it about longevity and to economists?

An econ icon sadly passed away at 95 yesterday but what a life. Below is a link to what the NY Times’ wrote about this most excellent theoretical economist, the first to win a Nobel Prize in Economics. What is … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: “Japanese nuclear plant just recorded an astronomical radiation level. Should we be worried?”

The Washington Post recently printed another bad article on the cleanup efforts at the Fukushima nuclear plant site. It does correct misperceptions found in earlier articles from other news outlets but includes: “So should the people who live in Japan, … Continue reading

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