Ben Casselman

Chief Economics Writer, FiveThirtyEight


Chief economics writer for @fivethirtyeight. Formerly with the Wall Street Journal. Links/RTs are not endorsements.

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@nicksummers @chashomans @megreenwell Shows brevity of college generations. @elisanders & @JimmyVielkind only a few years apart, and yet...
Amazing map from @UpshotNYT proves that my wife is from a baseball no-man's land (so she adopted my Red Sox):…
@charlesornstein @dailypenn I was at Columbia in the dot-com boom, when the recruitment ads were insane. Alas, it couldn't last. papers should be leading the way in innovation, yet I feel like few are. Opportunity for Spec to do something new. (2/2)
As a newspaper guy, and as an old fart remembering the old days, end of print Spec is painful. But... (1/2)
The Columbia Spectator, where I spent most of my waking hours during college, is ending its daily print edition:…
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