Does John Oliver Know Anything About Debt Collection?
Christopher Miller, The Federalist
I have enjoyed ‘Last Week Tonight’ in the past, but now that I see just how twisted the facts get in his segments, I wonder if I can trust them to provide anything but excellent analogies.
The Case for Neck Tattoos, According to Economists
Ray Fisman And Tim Sullivan, The Atlantic
When it comes to demonstrating commitment, talk is cheap. Stamping a symbol where anyone can see it isn’t.
The Consequences: How Trade Became A Major Issue In 2016
International trade has emerged from wonky obscurity to become one of the most heated issues in this year’s presidential campaign.
How “pay for success” investing programs can help fix social mobility in the US
Erika Poethig and David D. Fukuzawa, Quartz
More than 70% of Americans born in poverty are expected to remain there. There is no quick fix for this social mobility problem because it is in large part structural. But there are new approaches that could address its various manifestations.