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Letters from America

Angus Deaton's Letter from America appears every six months in the Royal Economic Society's Newsletter. For more information, please visit the Royal Economic Society website.

The NIH; the Supremes and the Economists, October 2013

A Harvard graduate student is playing dice with your future, April 2013

Your wolf is interfering with my t-value! , October 2012

Weathering the Storm, April 2012

Shutting up shop, at least for now?, October 2011

The unequal benefits of teaching, April 2011

Dispatches from the gloom: or the moon over Texas, October 2010

'Dear Sister...' from the AEA to the RES, April 2010

Reforming US Health care, October 2009

Bankrupt!, April 2009

Price indexes and the history and geography of the world, October 2008

The passions, the politics... and the data, April 2008

On transatlantic vices, or Stern in America, October 2007

Random Walks By Young Economists, April 2007

American shortcomings, October 2006

Comment on American Shortcomings by Tim Harford, January 2007

Trying to be a Good Hip Op Consumer, April 2006

A President and a Prophet: Changing Minds, or Not , October 2005

Enron, Economists, and the American Academy, April 2005

Unequal Treatment, Unequal Incomes, and Race, October 2004

Race, Selectivity and Privilege in American Colleges and Universities, April 2004

Tax cuts, Income Distribution, and Fairness in the U.S., October 2003

Red Ink and Redistribution, April 2003

International Development and the Bush Administration, October 2002

Inequality in America, April 2002

Star Wars and the Wrinklies, October 2001

News for Parrots, April 2001

Crime, Punishment and Tobacco, October 2000

Is Economics Good for Health? Or Health for Economics?, April 2000

Economists, Abortion, Alabama Power and Light, Mickey Mouse, and the FOIA, October 1999

Race and the American Academy, April 1999

Economists without Borders, October 1998

On Shoven and Wise and Tax Reform, April 1998

Getting Prices Right, October 1997

On Social Security Reform, April 1997

The Minimum Wage, October 1996


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