|Jervis Bay Sep 2014|
|Bourgeois Pelican at Jervis Bay Sting Ray River (sep 2014)|
Technolog: The threat of robots and automation taking jobs is being overstated
The Conversation, 29/8/15. Jobs, or more accurately, not having a job, has been in the news this week. Questions the accuracy of a range of reports.
*Mentions: The new work order: Ensuring young Australians have skills and experience for the jobs of the future, not the past.
The Chinese Financial Crash: A Behavioural Economist’s Perspective
Market Mogul, 24/8/15. The rise and subsequent fall of the Chinese stock market provides a perfect case study for the behavioural economist enthusiasts among us to study the irrationality of investors and the mental heuristics and shortcuts that occur in the markets on a daily basis.
Daniel Shaviro (NYU), Book Review (Edward D. Kleinbard (USC), We Are Better Than This: How Government Should Spend Our Money (Oxford University Press, 2014)):
Key Issues in the Design of Capital Gains Tax Regimes: Taxing Non-Residents, by Craig Elliffe
French court confirms Monsanto liable in chemical poisoning case Reuters. “[N]eurological problems after inhaling the U.S. company’s Lasso weedkiller.”
Why we should design our computer chips to self-destruct Christian Science Monitor
This 70-Year-Old Programmer Is Preserving an Ancient Coding Language on GitHubMotherboard. A life well-lived!
Range of reactions to realism about the social world Understanding Society
Federalism Form and Function in the Detroit Bankruptcy Melissa Jacoby, SSRN
Poll finds almost a third of Americans would support a military coup Guardian. AYouGov.com poll which, despite its name, is a private entity in Palo Alto, CA. What I can’t see, and would like to know, is who commissioned the poll, and why.