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Assorted Links Monday

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Dane Carlson
Dane Carlson
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Assorted Links Monday
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54% of Americans read reviews for everything they buy:

Changes to US population by county type, 2010-2020:

No body really knows how the economy works. A Fed paper is the latest sign:

Many experts are rethinking longstanding core ideas, including the importance of inflation expectations. It is vivid evidence that macroeconomics, despite the thousands of highly intelligent people over centuries who have tried to figure it out, remains, to an uncomfortable degree, a black box. The ways that millions of people bounce off one another — buying and selling, lending and borrowing, intersecting with governments and central banks and businesses and everything else around us — amount to a system so complex that no human fully comprehends it.

From The Social Network:

"Okay, let me tell you the difference between Facebook and everyone else, we don't crash EVER! If those servers are down for even a day, our entire reputation is irreversibly destroyed."

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Founder/Host of Econ Dev Show. By day: Director of Economic Development for Galveston County, Texas.