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Angus Deaton on the causal fetish

Famed development economist Angus Deaton writes in the Royal Economic Society Newsletter: So what is it that economics brings to malaria, child soldiering, or the

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Guest post by Jeff Mosenkis of Innovations for Poverty Action. There’s a lot of basic social science documenting humanity’s flaws, biases, and injustices, but less

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Daniel Kahneman on happiness vs. life satisfaction, and low-hanging fruit for both

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One of the things Chris is up to these days is being the academic lead for the new Peace and Recovery Initiative at IPA, which

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Guest post by Jeff Mosenkis of Innovations for Poverty Action. I mentioned last week that Cape Town is set to run out of water, now

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Guest post by Jeff Mosenkis of Innovations for Poverty Action. Pardon our remodeling! Chris is migrating his site to new servers, our apologies for any

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Guest post by Jeff Mosenkis of Innovations for Poverty Action. Heard about Universal Basic Income (UBI)? UBI, UBI, UBI, UBI, UBI, UBI. A sad but fascinating

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Guest post by Jeff Mosenkis of Innovations for Poverty Action. Through Nov 20, an anonymous donor is doubling donations to my employer, Innovations for Poverty

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Guest post by Jeff Mosenkis of Innovations for Poverty Action. I’m going to pitch Netflix a superhero show based loosely on David Evans, whose superpower is

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Angus Deaton and Nancy Cartwright release their essay, “Understanding and Misunderstanding Randomized Controlled Trials,” containing many important messages, not least of which include “don’t underestimate

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Guest post by Jeff Mosenkis of Innovations for Poverty Action. Somehow yesterday turned into Guaranteed Basic Income Day. In the morning, Freakonomics released a podcast

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Guest post by Jeff Mosenkis of Innovations for Poverty Action. If your work involves transcribing audio or video, Trint looks interesting. It extracts the text and

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Guest post by Jeff Mosenkis of Innovations for Poverty Action. The Great IPA Travel Podcast Playlist is out – we’ve got lots of links to

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Guest post by Jeff Mosenkis of Innovations for Poverty Action. Indiana University and The Salvation Army’s collaborative “Human Needs Index”   If somehow you haven’t heard,

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