TODO

Pages To Finish

Thomas Morgan

Topics to Investige

  • Dumbbell vs Barbell (esp benchpress)

Papers

Do Political Protests Matter?

Nonfiction to Read

  • Lotteries & Natural "Experiments"
    • Hankins, S., Hoekstra, M., & Skiba, P. M. (2011). The ticket to easy street? The financial consequences of winning the lottery. Review of Economics and Statistics, 93(3), 961-969. https://doi.org/10.1162/REST_a_00114
    • Cesarini, D., Lindqvist, E., Östling, R., & Wallace, B. (2016). Wealth, health, and child development: Evidence from administrative data on Swedish lottery players. The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 131(2), 687-738. https://doi.org/10.1093/qje/qjw001
    • Powdthavee, N., & Oswald, A. J. (2014). Does money make people right-wing and inegalitarian? A longitudinal study of lottery winners.
    • Lindqvist, E., Östling, R., & Cesarini, D. (2018). Long-run effects of lottery wealth on psychological well-being (No. w24667). National Bureau of Economic Research. https://doi.org/10.3386/w24667
    • Bleakley, H., & Ferrie, J. P. (2013). Up from poverty? The 1832 Cherokee Land Lottery and the long-run distribution of wealth (No. w19175). National Bureau of Economic Research. https://doi.org/10.3386/w19175
    • Baicker, K., Taubman, S. L., Allen, H. L., Bernstein, M., Gruber, J. H., Newhouse, J. P., ... & Finkelstein, A. N. (2013). The Oregon experiment—effects of Medicaid on clinical outcomes. New England Journal of Medicine, 368(18), 1713-1722. https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMsa1212321
    • Walasek, L., Bhatia, S., & Brown, G. D. (2018). Positional goods and the social rank hypothesis: Income inequality affects online chatter about high‐and low‐status brands on Twitter. Journal of Consumer Psychology, 28(1), 138-148. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcpy.1012
  • Other Policy & Politics
    • Duckworth, A. L., Quinn, P. D., Lynam, D. R., Loeber, R., & Stouthamer-Loeber, M. (2011). Role of test motivation in intelligence testing. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108(19), 7716-7720. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1018601108.
    • Stecher, B. M., Holtzman, D. J., Garet, M. S., Hamilton, L. S., Engberg, J., Steiner, E. D., ... & Brodziak de los Reyes, I. (2018). Improving teaching effectiveness: Final report: The intensive partnerships for effective teaching through 2015–2016. RAND Corporation. https://doi.org/10.7249/RR2242.
    • Kelsey Piper. Early childhood education yields big benefits — just not the ones you think. https://www.vox.com/future-perfect/2018/10/16/17928164/early-childhood-education-doesnt-teach-kids-fund-it.
    • No, US school funding is actually somewhat progressive. https://randomcriticalanalysis.com/2017/06/22/no-us-school-funding-is-actually-somewhat-progressive/.
    • High US health care spending is quite well explained by its high material standard of living . Random Critical Analysis. https://randomcriticalanalysis.com/2016/09/25/high-us-health-care-spending-is-quite-well-explained-by-its-high-material-standard-of-living/.
    • Bond, R. M., Fariss, C. J., Jones, J. J., Kramer, A. D., Marlow, C., Settle, J. E., & Fowler, J. H. (2012). A 61-million-person experiment in social influence and political mobilization. Nature, 489(7415), 295-298. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature11421.
    • Scott Alexander. Wage Stagnation: Much More Than You Wanted to Know. Slate Star Codex. https://slatestarcodex.com/2019/02/25/wage-stagnation-much-more-than-you-wanted-to-know/.
    • Scott Alexander. Book Review: Why Are the Prices So D*mn High?. Slate Star Codex. https://slatestarcodex.com/2019/06/10/book-review-the-prices-are-too-dmn-high/.
    • Scott Alexander. Book Review: The Hungry Brain. Slate Star Codex. https://slatestarcodex.com/2017/04/25/book-review-the-hungry-brain/.
    • Scott Alexander. The Dark Side of Divorce. Slate Star Codex. https://slatestarcodex.com/2014/11/14/the-dark-side-of-divorce/.
    • Aghion, P., Boustan, L., Hoxby, C., & Vandenbussche, J. (2009). The causal impact of education on economic growth: evidence from US. Brookings papers on economic activity, 1, 1-73.
    • Elder, T. E. (2010). The importance of relative standards in ADHD diagnoses: evidence based on exact birth dates. Journal of health economics, 29(5), 641-656. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhealeco.2010.06.003
    • Elder, T. E. (2010). The importance of relative standards in ADHD diagnoses: evidence based on exact birth dates. Journal of health economics, 29(5), 641-656. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhealeco.2010.06.003
    • Allcott, H., Diamond, R., Dubé, J. P., Handbury, J., Rahkovsky, I., & Schnell, M. (2019). Food deserts and the causes of nutritional inequality. The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 134(4), 1793-1844. https://doi.org/10.1093/qje/qjz015
  • Other
    • Forouhi, N. G., Krauss, R. M., Taubes, G., & Willett, W. (2018). Dietary fat and cardiometabolic health: evidence, controversies, and consensus for guidance. Bmj, 361, k2139.
    • Marino, L. (2017). Thinking chickens: a review of cognition, emotion, and behavior in the domestic chicken. Animal Cognition, 20(2), 127-147. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10071-016-1064-4.

Fiction to Read

  • A Practical Guide to Evil
  • The Fifth Defiance
  • The Metropolitan Man