Links for 11-27-14

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What Tech-Worker Shortage? - Noah Smith The Skeptics Guide to Institutions - Growth Economics US government has finally stopped holding back the recovery - FT Alphaville Should we believe the institutions and growth literature? - Chris Blattman Weekly Initial Unemployment...

Wednesday Cognitive Science Blogging: What Are the Odds Princeton's David Lewis Understands Probability Properly?

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I know this is fairly dense. But please bear with me: **David Lewis**: [Sleeping Beauty: Reply to Elga](http://fitelson.org/probability/lewis_sb.pdf): "Researchers at the Experimental Philosophy Laboratory... Sleeping Beauty... >...On Sunday evening they will put her to sleep [P-]. On Monday they will...

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How would you handle this situation? A parent enrolled two children into a Minnesota family child care provider's program and paid a two-week deposit for each child. A week before the children were to start care, the parent called and...