Favorite Rejects 2022-09-14
In a new publication, we make use of a regulatory change to show that Japanese regulation of IPO markets was successful. The paper is available open access. onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.11… 1/2
The expected September Fed rate increase rose above 75 bps. The market is now pricing in a 30%+ probability of a 100 bps hike.
This is unsurprising; Russia's war in Ukraine was never about Ukraine joining NATO, it was always about naked Russian imperialist expansion.
Exclusive: Vladimir Putin's chief envoy on Ukraine told the Russian leader as the war began that he had struck a provisional deal with Kyiv that would satisfy Russia's demand that Ukraine stay out of NATO, but Putin rejected it and pressed ahead https://t.co/d7mw7NMGDN
Hot take — dating apps don’t work because they don’t have information about smell bbc.com/future/article…
This is a great article but man are the standard ethics of clinical medical research fucked up — I think maybe doctors should have to take an undergrad philosophy class or something.
Crane-positivity is an ethic we must all cultivate https://t.co/ElfINa12yj
When Americans start seeing big projects cropping up in their hometowns – cranes going up, shovels in the ground – I want them to feel the way I feel: Pride in what we can do when we do it together.
President Biden @POTUS
Factual correction works, because facts are persuasive. Wood et al 2018 found no evidence for the "backfire effect". Telling 10,100 people facts on 52 political topics changed their minds, and by a large amount: About ~1/3 much as the left-right divide on that topic!
Tappin 2021 found that, even when people receive partisan signals that they should reject evidence, that evidence still changes their mind Across 24 policy issues, no significant difference between "evidence + contrary cue from party leader" (purple) vs "evidence alone" (black)
This is a really interesting point from — Fox News is obviously quite right-wing but when something happens (like Graham's abortion bill or Rick Scott's social security cuts) that's politically inconvenient for the GOP, they don't hype it up.
I never thought America would embrace 援助交際, but we did.
wealthy, well-connected young women at elite universities are going viral on tiktok, and parlaying their fame into the world of sexts for cash. a wild clash of class and sex, and the strange case of stanford's tiktok sugar babies. @nmbkirk investigates: https://t.co/MV0EDzy3J6
Mike Solana @micsolana
Artificial intelligence takes one step closer to noninvasively decoding what we hear and intend on saying from brain activity data.