Blog Review 579


A quite astonishing result: entirely contrary to what everyone has been assuming, trade actually reduces inequality rather than increases it.

One less surprising although equally important: if you try to look at household incomes over time then you do need to look at the changing sizes of households as well.

PETA actually does something both interesting and useful shock, horror!

Yes, you do have to sign up with your email address, but what's a little bit of spam to get a free anti-malarial bednet sent to a child in Africa?

This interactivity on blogs, this ability to correct oneself, might it have gone too far?

The perils of making sweeping statements without actually checking the numbers.

And finally, a joke.