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Tales From The ASSA Road, Philadelphia Edition…

January 1st, 2014 · 6 Comments
Administrative

Happy New Year! I am celebrating by trying to stuff an entire exhibit booth of stuff into a convertible. As many of you know, this weekend is the annual meeting of the American Economic Association (which is, as the post’s title implies, part of the Allied Social Science Association). This year’s meeting is in Philadelphia, [...]

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Looking For The Slides And Such From The Disciplined Alpha Event?

November 5th, 2013 · No Comments
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You can find all of that here.

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An Econgirl Playlist For Your Weekend Number Crunching…

October 4th, 2013 · 4 Comments
Administrative · Just For Fun

I am currently in Baltimore to man (woman?) an exhibit booth at the Council for Economic Education’s annual Financial Literacy and Economic Education Conference. This means a number of things: I am both cheap and disinclined to plan, so I stuffed an exhibit booth (table, technically) of stuff into my car and drove down from [...]

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A Friendly Reminder For RSS Subscribers…

June 29th, 2013 · 3 Comments
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This is just a friendly reminder for those of you who use Google Reader that it is going to be phased out July 1st. I say this partly as a public-service announcement, since my reading is very important to me and I would be very sad if I had to build my list of feeds [...]

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It’s Nice To Be Acknowledged, And A Lesson On The Market For Textbooks…

June 10th, 2013 · 17 Comments
Administrative · Books · Buyer Beware · Markets

The market for introductory economics textbooks is pretty crowded, but there is at least one new one coming onto the market soon: If you’ve ever used a textbook as an instructor rather than as a student, you are probably aware that there are lots of supplementary materials- solutions manuals, test question banks, and so on- [...]

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Economic-Con 2013, For Real This Time…

January 2nd, 2013 · 2 Comments
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Last year was in Chicago, but this year the annual meeting of the American Economic Association is being held in San Diego, so I feel much more justified referring to it as Economic-Con. In case you weren’t aware, the conference runs this Friday through Sunday and features a large variety of interesting/random/obscure talks and about [...]

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