Best of #econtwitter - Week of February 19, 2023: paper summaries
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Belated edition this week!
^Nate Silver: “2.3 points of vote *share* = 4-5 points of vote *margin* (how much you beat/lose to the other guy by) which is a pretty big effect. The view that "LOL, nothing matters" is sophomoric. Research is very robust that candidates pay an electoral price for extremism.”
^“I estimate current models make me 5 to 20% more productive” 🥴
^“paper on late-life shifts in ethnoracial identification using linked Social Security applications”