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Mine is having delivery troubles.
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There's more background here: http://www.slate.com/blogs/moneybox/2015/06/08/lee_siegel_new_york_times_op_ed_is_this_the_worst_op_ed_ever_written_about.html (e.g., the loans for were living expenses, not tuition). It's very important to note (as stated in the article) that most people would have had their wages garnished and that the same could happen to Social Security checks.
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Congratulations!!! (I can't help but notice that beer posts aren't in the original list.)
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Who wants to be in San Diego in June anyway?
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I'm also elite!
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More on LaCour: http://nymag.com/scienceofus/2015/05/michael-lacour-made-up-a-teaching-award-too.html Don't placement directors review CVs?
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Let me guess, of the three responses, #2 is the most prevalent. By the way, I agree that every journal should adopt the AER's policy. Yes, it's more work, but soon people won't trust published results, and then where will we be? I'd also suggest (and would love to see a test of this) that Land Econ's policy is insufficient. The tests of similar policies that I've seen have shown that data-only policies don't get it done (and aren't followed): http://www.pages.drexel.edu/~bdm25/jmcb.pdf and http://www.pages.drexel.edu/~bdm25/cje.pdf
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This is a disaster. Or will be, in about 7 years.
Toggle Commented May 26, 2015 on Bourbon barrel economics at Environmental Economics
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That's a great reference, thanks!
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You were briefly blocked by EPA's servers (probably the Beer Posts), but it was easy enough to reinstate you.
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I was wondering what is going on with Texans agreeing to a tax--is drought susceptibility an explanatory factor?
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Thanks, I used to read these every issue as well. Also, I'm hosting a seminar next week, so these reminders are helpful (but we don't usually do an airport pickup).
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I think you missed Scholink on the list
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Sad
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Sorry, I'll get the title right next time!
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My wife is a Marylander and she is obsessed with blue crabs and Old Bay, so we have tried many food items with Old Bay. The typical approach is just to pour a ton of the spice in or on everything, so I was a little skeptical when I heard... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2015 at Environmental Economics
Announcing a really terrific opportunity for young scholars: The Career Advancement and Mentorship (CAM) Program sponsored by the Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Association (NAREA) is a mentoring program held in concert with the NAREA Annual Meeting. The CAM program is a unique opportunity for pre-tenured faculty and early career... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2015 at Environmental Economics
Very nice! Note: "Read carefully for errors; not all institutions read the letters, but if they do, you can easily offend them with a lack of care" applies to job-seekers who send letters to government offices referring repeatedly to a "department." As in, they didn't bother to change the letter at all.
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Great idea for a journal and good on you for sharing.
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I always start with something positive.
Toggle Commented Mar 11, 2015 on Only two? at Environmental Economics
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They appear to be very slightly different (in only one place that I noticed). 1029 says "(E) Board members may not participate in advisory activities that directly or indirectly involve review or evaluation of their own work, unless fully disclosed to the public and the work has been externally peer-reviewed;" 1422 says "(E) Board members may not participate in advisory activities that directly or indirectly involve review or evaluation of their own work;" My read of that clause in 1422 is that if the SAB were reviewing a synthesis document (and they rarely review individual studies), no one who wrote a study that was synthesized could be part of the review. So, for example, no authors of VSL studies could participate in a review of the Agency's guidance on the VSL! 1029 says that those authors can participate in the review as long as it is disclosed and the synthesized study was peer-reviewed. Sources: http://docs.house.gov/billsthisweek/20150302/CPRT-114-HPRT-RU00-HR1029.pdf https://www.congress.gov/113/bills/hr1422/BILLS-113hr1422rfs.pdf
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You can define hastags? #mindblown (Oh, wait, that's just a lame attempt to get people to use their site.)
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The article mentions the RESTORE Act, which allocates 80 percent of all civil penalties ($1 billion paid by Transocean and BP is still on the hook for a max of $13.7 billion more). "Socioeconomic" needs figure relatively prominently in the draft RESTORE Act science plan: http://restoreactscienceprogram.noaa.gov/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Draft_NOAARESTOREActSciencePlan_PublicReview_Final_10-20-14b.pdf
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In DC, at least, I have to assume that the luxury suites and free parking really help grease the wheels.
Toggle Commented Feb 23, 2015 on Saturday sports post at Environmental Economics
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