Monday, November 03, 2008

Links ...

Is there a way in which the impact of research publications can be compared across disciplines? Apparently, there's a simple method that allows such comparisons.

Arunn Narasimhan on promotions @ edu.

PC vs. Mac version of the debate between standard economics and behavioural economics.

Anil Kumble announced his retirement from Test cricket. Comments from Arunn Narasimhan and Rohit, and a link to Sunil Laxman's post from two years ago.

Raj on the choice the East India Company had to make in the Deccan way back in the 1830s: Rail or Canal. If the Company had chosen the latter, Raj observes, "Lalu Prasad Yadav might be the Minister for Waterways now."