Wednesday, April 04, 2007

Links ...

Let's start with the most important question you never asked: Where are the singles in America? Mark Thoma has a map.

How about the next most important question: What language do central bankers speak? Brad DeLong investigates. Money quote:

'If I seem unduly clear to you," Alan Greenspan said to his political masters in the United States Congress, 'you must have misunderstood what I said.'

Spread of flu could be slowed down by making people avoid people-to-people contact. Seriously.

Most livable cities in the world: Mumbai is ranked 209 out of 215!

How did some top Canadian universities retaliate against a leading magazine that ranks universities using an atrocious methodology? Indira Samarasekera, President of the University of Alberta , tells us how.

A couple of links to round out yesterday's post about jerks: Benedict Carey in NYTimes and Kate Taylor in the Guardian. Both stories are from 2004.

If things go well for you at grad school, and if you write about your experience with your adviser, your post will probably be like this one.