Thoughts/Readings 2017 Week 14

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  1. What of sociologist’s had as much influence as economists? “For starters, while economists tend to view a job as a straightforward exchange of labor for money, a wide body of sociological research shows how tied up work is with a sense of purpose and identity.”
  2. The Progressive Case for Immigration “Among economists, there is near-universal acceptance that immigration generates huge benefits. … Workers who migrate from poor countries to rich ones typically earn vastly more than they could have in their country of origin.”
  3. An interview with Garry Kasparov on the press and propaganda in Trump’s America. Always good to have a Russian perspective.


  1. What Tyler Cowen thinks of pretty much everything from the Ezra Klein Show. A philosopher/economist. I think I have a new hero.