1) The Scandinavian Prison Project: The Scandinavian Prison Project seeks to empirically assess what happens when certain practices and principles from Scandinavian corrections are implemented in an American prison setting … we chose to use a lottery as opposed to the more common…
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In Bryan Caplan’s book The Case Against Education (which I’ve written about before here), he argues that the wage premium from education is mostly due…
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James Ozden is the founder and director of Social Change Lab, a non-profit that researches the impact of protests and social movements. James is both an…
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There are a ton of interesting challenges to utilitarianism, and I thought there might be some value in putting them together in one place. Most of the…
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1) This Raj Chetty study on Social Capital: The share of high-SES friends among individuals with low SES—which we term economic connectedness—is among…
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Loads of adults are getting diagnosed with ADHD. I got diagnosed in 2016, as I’ve talked about here, and at least a dozen people I know have been…
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I bought Bitcoin in 2013. I was sixteen years old, and if I remember correctly, one Bitcoin was around £100 (it could’ve been anywhere between £30 and…
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I take more flights than I should. I try to be a good person in other ways, but I definitely take way too many flights. So far in 2022, I’ve been to…
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