From the Archives: 1/14/2013 Edition

Boomtown Slum: A Day in the economic life of Africa’s biggest shanty-town

http://www.economist.com/news/christmas/21568592-day-economic-life-africas-biggest-shanty-town-boomtown-slum

 

MIT Economist Josh Angrist zeros in on what makes some schools better than others

http://www.technologyreview.com/article/508381/the-natural-experimenter/

 

A More interesting Grief: On Andrey Platonov

http://lareviewofbooks.org/article.php?type=&id=1303&fulltext=1&media=#article-text-cutpoint

 

Bill Simmons Mailbag

http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/8835592/view/full/the-sports-guy-make-divisional-playoffs-picks

 

Targeted Killing and Drone Warfare

http://www.dissentmagazine.org/online_articles/targeted-killing-and-drone-warfare

 

The invidious reach of personal finance snake oil

http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2013/01/14/the-invidious-reach-of-personal-finance-snake-oil/

 

Rebooting Republican foreign policy

http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/138461/daniel-w-drezner/rebooting-republican-foreign-policy?page=show

 

Is your economy a manipulator, or manipulated?

http://qz.com/42267/the-new-global-dividing-line-are-you-a-manipulator-or-the-manipulated/

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