• ACSPRI has a Summer Program 2012 in Canberra, Australia, on statistics and research methods.
• Who Killed The Electric Car? (2006) explored the market failure of early hybrids and electric cars. Now there’s a sequel: Revenge of the Electric Car (NY Times video clip).
• The New Yorker‘s John Cassidy on the macroeconomist John Maynard Keynes.
• Vanity Fair‘s Michael Lewis on Californian local politics.
Personal Research Program
The Analysis of Breathtaking Risk research note and applied summary.
George Packer reads the McChrystal Report on Afghanistan, after The Washington Post‘s editors delayed its public release.
Michael O’Hanlon’s Foreign Affairs article on the retreat of US missile defence in Europe.
Scenes from the Violent Twilight of Oil.
Slate‘s Louis P. Masur on the making of Bruce Springsteen’s Born To Run.
Why Richard Posner Became A Keynesian.
Newly Declassified Files Detail Massive FBI Data-Mining Project.