Amazing what people say during custody hearings.
- An all-media Alphachat episode
- Robert Cialdini on how persuasion works in business and politics (transcript)
- Adaptive markets, and the lessons of an infamous call to sell
- How economics has evolved since the crisis
- Erica Grieder on the Texas model
- An experiment in Kenya
- Sebastian Edwards on why economic populism always disappoints
- Newly conceivable ideas in economics
- The brief history of Airbnb, and what’s next
- Steven Johnson on how play shaped the modern world
A long, deep chat with economist Anne Case
Delaware isn’t really a tax haven. It is, however, very clever about bringing in money from people who don’t actually live in the state. Now it’s trying to become a destination to buy legal pot (with a hefty tax, of course).
More on the ETF that’s too big for its index; “I’m unemployed,” Scaramucci said; area man bemoans Musk’s Trump ties; never mind everything else, what matter is that Larry Fink appears partially responsible for Maroon 5; Italian bank accepts wheels of parmesan cheese as collateral; the microbrew capital of the US; other stuff.
When two profs who write about shareholder activism tried to put theory into practice; Fischer and Kocherlakota on the Fed; Fearless Girl still generating think pieces; spoofing; CEOs who hug; “We haven’t actually seen anybody who’s laying down their glass of wine to pick up a bong”; the changing nature of facial hair; other stuff.