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Brazil's automobile regime in the 1970s and 1980s was the poster child for failed economic development policies. In short, Brazil combined high tariffs on imported cars with lucrative investment incentives to attract foreign producers. These for
Here are a few quick links from the past week or so.
A few assorted links:
Chris Blattman on how to pick a dissertation project.
Dan Nexton kicked off a debate on the value of academic job talks. Dan provides a nice follow-up that links to blog posts by Tom Pepinsky, Jeremy Wallace. T
Dan Nexon blogged on problems with the academic job talk and possible alternatives.
This Duck of Minerva blog post takes on the issue of the academic job talk. For the non-academic readers, a job talk is simply a 30-45
Here is another story on invesmtent incentives gone bad. A major development project in North St.
Blogging has been very light lately do to a bunch of administrative responsibilities. Two things.
Amazon has announced the location of a major distribution center in Robbinsville, N.J. with incentives that are “valued” at $13.75
I’m been avoiding blogging as I finish up some research projects and spend lots of time playing with my son. This is a quick entry about a failed survey experiment.