Posts Tagged ‘econ’

The Anna Karenina Yield Anomaly

Leo Tolstoy begins Anna Karenina with the famous lines: “All happy families are happy in the same way. All miserable families are miserable in their own way.” I did my graduate thesis on the spatial relationship of stochastic variables. The stochastic variable which I found most interesting at the time was farmer corn yields. Since […]

Hal Varian – Google’s chief economist (thinks I am sexy)

So one of the top jobs in the world has to be the friggin’ gig that Hal Varian has. He’s the chief economist at Google. He might as well have business cards that read “Hal Varian, Mother Friggin Rock Star.” Plus he did his BS at MIT and got his MA in math and his […]