For my July 2020 e-links, I recommend a Malcolm Gladwell podcast, one on a Yale grad who is a felon, and the third, a Scandinavian murder mystery.
#TBT Throwback Thursday: Looking back at the original McDonald’s french fries that were made with beef tallow, we could say that the taste was worth the fat.
Ranking colleges, the media use data that can be manipulated and inaccurate. Instead some researchers suggest the student focus of “revealed preference.”
With the House requiring dynamic scoring of tax legislation from the CBO, the bigger tax debate resurfaces on how much redistribution and spending.
Since education creates positive externalities that fuel economic growth, understanding how to develop expertise through human capital formation is crucial.
Just like grading human capital, ranking college quality through a single number hides the subjectivity of the process.
Knowing about how and when creative people achieve optimal productivity is important because of the connection between human capital and economic growth.
Hot sauce production was #8 in IBISWorld’s April 2012 list of the fastest growing US industries. Looking at actual revenue, the numbers were not huge compared to Generic Drugs or Green & Sustainable Building Production. Even compared to #4 on the…