Chief economics writer for @fivethirtyeight. Formerly with the Wall Street Journal. Links/RTs are not endorsements.
Go read this amazing @skepticalsports piece on the impossible Leo Messi. 53eig.ht/1mEuXkN
Read @MonaChalabi on why it's so hard to count the transgender population -- and why it's important to try.
@josephkokenge @nberpubs In-classroom breakfast program led to increased calorie consumption. Expanded cafeteria breakfast did not.
Efforts to expand school breakfast programs haven't improved grades, health or attendance. Latest @nberpubs research: 53eig.ht/1rCwInm
Work-study boosts grades for ppl who would've worked anyway, boosts post-grad employment for ppl who wouldn't have. 53eig.ht/1rCwInm
Big retailers pay significantly better than small ones, esp. for more educated workers. Latest @nberpubs research: 53eig.ht/1rCwInm
College only costs $60k "for affluent students who don’t qualify for financial aid to attend ... elite colleges."
RT @_editengine: @bencasselman @StephanieKelton for econ, @Frances_Coppola for banking. Im sure they could recommend others.
RT @MikePMoffatt: @paulschreiber @bencasselman Sure! How about @LindsayTedds, @Ailish_Campbell, @tammyschirle and @ArmineYalnizyan?
RT @georgepearkes: @bencasselman yes, @auaurelija, she is very good for markets related econ
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