Friday assorted hyperlinks – Marginal REVOLUTION


1. Using K-Pop to teach economics.

2. Redux of my April 4 post on tethered pairs.

3. “…the EU is propping-up the single currency by borrowing money through the European Commission — with all EU member states having to make the repayments.

4. Long blog post on DeepMind and protein folding, fascinating all through, however probably the most fascinating part is towards the top on why DeepMind outperformed tutorial teams.

5. To be clear, I don’t know the reply, however why is nobody even asking: “Can’t we just use the Sanofi vaccine on the young people only?” Is it that the reply is so apparent?  Or is there extra confomism on this sphere?  Is that this merely the “this might trigger the general public to lose confidence in vaccines” mantra, an more and more under-theorized and unsatisfactory substitute for an precise reply?  (Would it not even get a “B-” on an undergraduate, higher division psychology time period paper or honors thesis?)  Inquiring minds want to know.

5b. And AstraZeneca is testing together with Russian options.  Nonetheless an open query, however I’ve been saying that the Russian vaccine is underrated.

6. Good evidence for an Italian case of Covid in early December 2019.

7. Stockholm ICU beds at 99 percent capacity.

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