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@JoshZumbrun — 10,760 followers, 19,238 tweets

Sep 15, 2017

RT @jasonzweigwsj: Today in financial history: Lehman Brothers fails (2008) Baring Brothers fails (1890)  Be careful today, brothers.

Sep 14, 2017

Gotta say the replies to this tweet have a surprisingly great list of ideas for economics-themed cocktails 

Sep 06, 2017

@morganwarstler I was only addressing the narrow point about $5000 in benefits offset by $5000 in higher income taxes

Sep 06, 2017

@morganwarstler @ModeledBehavior @dylanmatt @JmsOlvr that's an interesting issue if it's funded through income tax, but a lot of people do talk about other funding sources

Sep 06, 2017

@JustJoshinYou13 @dylanmatt @ModeledBehavior good point, though I think UBI does require more dramatic (aka utopian) assumptions about labor disincentive effects

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