Monday, May 13, 2013

Links, 13th May 2013

Robert Frank on teaching economics "The assignment is my response to the distressing finding that six months after having completed a standard introductory economics course, students are no better able to answer questions about basic economic principles than others who have never even taken economics."
Dean Baker " As a rule economists are not very good at economics"
Paul Krugman on Economics blogs "The overall effect is that we’re having a conversation in which issues get hashed over with a cycle time of months or even weeks, not the years characteristic of conventional academic discourse."
Brad DeLong on Money Ben
10 questions for Raj Chetty

Discussion on Copying and plagiarism
and another plagiarism discussion

What you do is who you are
Race perception is not automatic
Psychologists against psychiatrists
DSM being eased out

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