Russ Roberts

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Name: Russ Roberts
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Yes, The Guys Using Legal Loopholes To Screw Over An AirBnB Host Likely Also Scammed Kickstarter Backers

Recently, Russ Roberts had YCombinator's Sam Altman on his absolutely wonderful podcast Econtalk, and the discussion is fantastic and worth listening to (which is true of most Econtalk episodes). Among many interesting and thought-provoking points that ... [Published Techdirt - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

States rebel against smart snack standards - House GOP puts 'heat and eat' back in the spotlight

With help from Jenny HopkinsonSTATES REBEL AGAINST SMART SNACK STANDARDS:   School lunch advocates are buzzing over Georgia’s recent announcement that it will allow 30 food-related fundraisers that don’t meet new nutritional standards per school year. ... [Published Politico - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

UFOs (United Flying Octogenarians) spotted at local airport

Four Utah pilots met at the Spanish Fork-Springville Airport on Tuesday. They are proud members of the elite international – the UFOs.“We are hosting today,” said Don Davies, 86. “To be a member of this club you have to be over age 80 and able to fly ... [Published Central Utah Daily Herald - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Recent Reading: Adam Thierer, Permissionless Innovation, by Art Carden

This morning, I read Adam Thierer's Permissionless Innovation , which you can get as a $0 PDF. From a few discussions in which I've been involved regarding Uber's attempt to enter the Birmingham market, it's clear that the idea of a free market ... [Published EconLog - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Episode 555: Why Is The Milk In The Back Of The Store?

16 min 27 sec Download MARIO ANZUONI / Reuters /LandovMilk is often in the very back corner of the grocery store, as far as humanly possible from the entrance. It's a strange location for milk, because it's one the most popular items.A common ... [Published NPR - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

*How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life*

The subtitle is An Unexpected Guide to Human Nature and Happiness, and the author is Russ Roberts.  The focus is on Adam Smith’s Theory of Moral Sentiments and why that is an important book.  This is Russ’s best book in my opinion, so you should consider ... [Published Marginal Revolution - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

Why Taxi Medallion Owners Don't Deserve a Government Bailout

Who’s going to shed a tear for AndrewMurstein, the wealthy founder and president of the investmentfirm Medallion Financial, if his net worth plummets because the high-tech car services Uber,Lyft, and Sidecar obliterate the traditional taxi industry? ... [Published REASON Online - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

A conversation on dying from cancer

D. G. Myers Health care needs to be improved on many levels, from the financing and governance of national health care systems to the care we express when we interact with those who are sick or dying. D. G. Myers is a literary critic with late stage ... [Published The Incidental Economist (Posts) - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Arrived in my Twitter feed

Notice of: How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life: An Unexpected Guide to Human Nature and Happiness By Russ Roberts, now available for pre-order. ... [Published Marginal Revolution - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Assorted links

1. The French economy continues to stagnate . 2. Good math textbook cover (recursive). 3. Cochrane on Summers on stagnation . 4. The polity that is San Francisco, parking app ruled illegal . 5. When will deleveraging be over ?  And are morning ... [Published Marginal Revolution - Jun 25 2014]
First reported May 13 2014 - Updated May 13 2014 - 2 reports

Opinion: Why Frank Underwood is a Democrat

Hoover Institution Fellow Russ Roberts on how Republicans have lost the moral high ground—and how they can regain it. Photo: Facebook.com/HouseofCards ... [Published WSJ.com Video - Digits - May 13 2014]
First reported May 05 2014 - Updated May 05 2014 - 2 reports

The Left Looks at Gary Becker

There's little love on the left for Gary Becker, the ChicagoSchool economist who died this past weekend. But there is a longstanding left-wingfascination with his work, going back at least as far as Foucault's engagement with his ideas in 1979, and that ... [Published REASON Online - May 05 2014]

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Yes, The Guys Using Legal Loopholes To Screw Ov... [Published Techdirt - Jul 30 2014]
States rebel against smart snack standards - Ho... [Published Politico - Jul 25 2014]
UFOs (United Flying Octogenarians) spotted at l... [Published Central Utah Daily Herald - Jul 24 2014]
Recent Reading: Adam Thierer, Permissionless In... [Published EconLog - Jul 24 2014]
Episode 555: Why Is The Milk In The Back Of The... [Published NPR - Jul 23 2014]
*How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life* [Published Marginal Revolution - Jul 23 2014]
Why Taxi Medallion Owners Don't Deserve a Gover... [Published REASON Online - Jul 15 2014]
Why Taxi Medallion Owners Don't Deserve a Gover... [Published Hit & Run - Jul 15 2014]
A conversation on dying from cancer [Published The Incidental Economist (Posts) - Jul 15 2014]
The political economy of Uber’s multi-dimension... [Published Knowledge Problem - Jul 15 2014]
Taxi Medallions and Takings [Published National Review - Jul 12 2014]
Arrived in my Twitter feed [Published Marginal Revolution - Jul 09 2014]
Assorted links [Published Marginal Revolution - Jun 25 2014]
Marc Andreessen on net neutrality [Published Marginal Revolution - May 23 2014]
Opinion: Here's Why Frank Underwood is a Democrat [Published WSJ.com Video - Digits - May 13 2014]
Opinion: Why Frank Underwood is a Democrat [Published WSJ.com Video - Digits - May 13 2014]
Opinion: Inflating the Next Housing Bubble [Published WSJ.com Video - Digits - May 13 2014]
Further Gary Becker links [Published Marginal Revolution - May 06 2014]
The Left Looks at Gary Becker [Published REASON Online - May 05 2014]
The Left Looks at Gary Becker [Published Hit & Run - May 05 2014]
Have living standards really stopped rising? [Published Tim Harford - Apr 22 2014]
Kerry Emanuel: An Obligation to Take on ‘Tail R... [Published SeekerBlog - Apr 12 2014]
Assorted links [Published Marginal Revolution - Mar 18 2014]
Adam Smith Bio Corrected, by David Henderson [Published EconLog - Mar 12 2014]
Hoover Institution Board of Overseers meet in W... [Published Policy Review - Mar 06 2014]
*Fragile by Design* [Published Marginal Revolution - Feb 15 2014]
Fragile by Design [Published Policy Review - Feb 12 2014]
Assorted links [Published Marginal Revolution - Feb 03 2014]
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Yes, The Guys Using Legal Loopholes To Screw Ov... [Published Techdirt - Jul 30 2014]
Recently, Russ Roberts had YCombinator's Sam Altman on his absolutely wonderful podcast Econtalk, and the discussion is fantastic and worth listening to (which is true of most Econtalk episodes). Among many interesting and thought-provoking points that ...
Recent Reading: Adam Thierer, Permissionless In... [Published EconLog - Jul 24 2014]
This morning, I read Adam Thierer's Permissionless Innovation , which you can get as a $0 PDF. From a few discussions in which I've been involved regarding Uber's attempt to enter the Birmingham market, it's clear that the idea of a free market ...
*How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life* [Published Marginal Revolution - Jul 23 2014]
The subtitle is An Unexpected Guide to Human Nature and Happiness, and the author is Russ Roberts.  The focus is on Adam Smith’s Theory of Moral Sentiments and why that is an important book.  This is Russ’s best book in my opinion, so you should consider ...
Why Taxi Medallion Owners Don't Deserve a Gover... [Published Hit & Run - Jul 15 2014]
<p><img alt="Andrew Murstein (right), with his father Alvin.|||" height="268" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/jepstein/2014_07/Mursteins.jpg?h=268&w=339" title="Andrew Murstein (right), with his father Alvin.|||" width="339" style="float: right;"/&gt;Who’s ...
A conversation on dying from cancer [Published The Incidental Economist (Posts) - Jul 15 2014]
D. G. Myers Health care needs to be improved on many levels, from the financing and governance of national health care systems to the care we express when we interact with those who are sick or dying. D. G. Myers is a literary critic with late stage ...
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