Yves here. We provided a great deal of coverage on Deepwater Horizon, aided considerably by a petroleum engineer who gave detailed explanations. We were on the downbeat side. As too often happens, we weren’t downbeat…

Succinct Summations for the week ending February 14th, 2020 Positives: 1. Corona virus could have been much much worse; its not fully contained, but it seems to be getting managed;2. CPI rose 0.1% m/o/m, meeting…

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. Politics “But what is government itself, but the greatest of all reflections on human nature?” –James Madison, Federalist 51 “They had one weapon left and both knew it: treachery.” –Frank…

Seeing this chart a lot this morning. What do we think about this, Twitter? Legit “bubble” or not? pic.twitter.com/sdjL491IBp — Cullen Roche (@cullenroche) February 14, 2020     Are we in a giant tech bubble?…

The Ferrari California is a handsome, front-engined 500+HP V8, whose retractable hard top turn it into an open air cruiser. The classic good looks of these $200k spyders prices them near the lower end of…

Ran Abramitzky, Leah Boustan, Katherine Eriksson, James J Feigenbaum, Santiago Pérez 14 February 2020 A number of vital questions in the social sciences require having data that follow individuals throughout time – from childhood to…