Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Stuff I've Read Today

WSJ: Obama increases lead over McCain.
WSJ on the messy state of the real estate market in California.
WSJ: now the problem with credit cards.
WSJ: economist Rubin argues that Obama is dangerous to economic freedom (Caplan hopes he isn't).
WSJ: China's economic pain is worse than most expected (not to my surprise).
WSJ on high school dropout city champions.
WSJ on why performance reviews stink (and I concur).
WSJ: "Bernanke endorses Obama" by supporting his fiscal stimulus plan.
The Chronicle of Higher Education on college dropouts (HT Selva Brasilis).
Mankiw: fewer and fewer people are paying income tax.
Tabarrok and Levitt on Heckman's bizarre behavior.
Caplan on messianism.
Selgin on "Planet of the Apes" and the bailout (HT Boudreaux).
Perry: dollar keeps climbing.
Sorman on IMF's Strauss Kahn scandal (in French).

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