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400 years of Chinese economic history in 79 pages – Chris Blattman

400 years of Chinese economic history in 79 pages – Chris Blattman.

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Import Competition and the Great US Employment Sag of the 2000s

From Daron Acemoglu, David Autor, David Dorn, Gordon Hanson, Brendan Price: Even before the Great Recession, U.S. employment growth was unimpressive. Between 2000 and 2007, the economy gave back the considerable jump in employment rates it had achieved during the 1990s, with … Continue reading

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The Impact of Sustained Exposure to Air Pollution on Life Expectancy

The NYTimes recently covered an interesting study from Michael Greenstone et al.   Southern Chinese on average have lived at least five years longer than their northern counterparts in recent decades because of the destructive health effects of pollution from the … Continue reading

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