Chrysler Bankruptcy Plan (NYTimes)
Please hire me. Even if it's for next year. Recruitment in the recession. (The Economist)
Before you tell me you are too busy: Tim Geithner's Schedule
We talked about corn subsidies and high fructose corn syrup in Development Econ the other day. We watched this video. I don't want to be like that woman who couldn't respond to "what's wrong with HFCS?" so I memorized this line from wikipedia: "Large quantities of fructose stimulate the liver to produce triglycerides, promotes glycation of proteins and induces insulin resistance." I suggest you all do the same.
See another blog post about HFCS here.
Talked about patents in Health Econ today. "According to the non-partisan Center for Responsive Politics, pharmaceutical companies spent $900 million on lobbying between 1998 and 2005, more than any other industry." [wiki]
Government R&D, or promise of monopoly?
Lastly, friends' suggestion for my blog!
[Lant Pritchett will be here in an hour!]