Best of #econtwitter - Week of March 28, 2021
Welcome readers old and new to this week’s edition of Best of Econtwitter. Thanks to those sharing suggestions, over email or on Twitter @just_economics.
A lot of good papers this week!
Paper summary threads
^thread from one of the authors here
^like all navel-gazing, generated a lot of discussion, see replies/QTs, eg:
More: Suez Canal and welfare, US real estate agents, Weimar hyperinflation and Nazi vote share, Great Migration networks and crime, reputational herding in asset management, place-based hiring subsidies
^thread of economists giving some words of encouragement. Context here: “There's a traditional competition between freshmen at a university in Brazil, where they gather the biggest number of famous personalities to say some words of encouragement…”