I’m pleased to announce that I successfully defended my dissertation as of 3pm April 22. Thanks to everyone involved and all my friends and family for their help and support.
addendum: Pete has a very kind write up at the Austrian Economists.
These hoodlum libertarians will think twice before trying to celebrate the birth of a founding father again. Balko reports and makes the front page of digg this morning.
Once again it’s been a long while between posts. I’m off to Vegas tomorrow morning for this years APEE conference. The ominous dissertation defense is right around the corner, scheduled for April 22.
Here are some interesting links to help pass the time without real post:
Are prison populations a crises?
Do cheap consumer goods deter burglary?
If the writer of the wire decided on prison policy.
Apparently marriage gives more housework to women. Seems reasonable but I wonder if they held constant for the size of the house. Also wonder what Caplan would have to say?