Monthly Archives: October 2012

We Shouldn’t Let Facebook Control the Drivers’ Licenses of the Internet

Now that the internet has become such an integral part of our lives, it is only natural for the government to reevaluate its relationship with this special technology. Most of the time when public discussion broaches this topic, it is … Continue reading

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Nonpartisan Blanket (Top-Two) Primaries: A Primer

Note: This post was motivated by Arizona Proposition 121, a ballot initiative that will change how Arizonans vote in primary elections. Though this blog’s main focus is economics, the branch of political science that studies elections,¬†psephology, is a field that … Continue reading

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Why We Need to Prioritize Education Reform: Condorcet’s Jury Theorem

Education is said to have positive externalities. That means there are significant benefits to people who are external to the exchange between teacher and student. Even though teachers are the only ones who are paid to educate students and students … Continue reading

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A New Blog

Hi, world. I decided to start this blog for two reasons: to practice my writing and analysis skills and to participate more fully in the economics blogosphere. Though the blog will be primarily focused on issues relating to economics, my … Continue reading

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