• SPENT game

    Spent is a free online game about surviving poverty and homelessness created by ad agency McKinney for pro bono client Urban Ministries of Durham (UMD), whose mission ...
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  • Alex & Tyler's Economist's Christmas

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  • Greg Mankiw on "The Economic Underpinnings of the Presidential Election of 2016"

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  • NFL player bankruptcy

    Originally posted on September 20, 2009.   The ever-excellent Mark Steckbeck offers up a quotation from Yahoo: The 78 percent number (i.e., 78% of NFL players go bankrupt within two years of retirement) is buoy...
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  • Teacher Absence in the Developing World

    Originally posted on September 23, 2009.   In South Africa the problem of teacher absence is so bad that frustrated students rioted when teachers repeatedly failed to show up for class. But the problem is not li...
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  • The worst health care reform ever?

    Originally posted on August 15, 2009.   Perhaps Turkmenistan takes the prize: In 2003, "President for Life" Saparmurat Niyazov decided that poor, landlocked Turkmenistan's medical costs were too high and that i...
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  • Around the World in 80 Hours with Eric Chiang: 3rd Ed. 2014

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