Read — 2013/10/10
Today’s selection of articles includes:
- “Knowledge for earnings’ sake” (The Economist). Research by two Harvard economists suggests that average-quality teachers increase the expected aggregate income of each class they teach by $1.4 million, compared to the worst-quality teachers.
- “Yellen’s Path from Liberal Theorist to Fed Voice for Jobs“, by Binyamin Appelbaum (NY Times).
- “By 2047, Coldest Years May Be Warmer than Hottest in Past, Scientists Say“, by Justin Gillis (NY Times).
- “A Novel Prompts a Conversation about How We Use Technology“, by Julie Bosman & Claire Cain Miller (NY Times). In his recent novel “The Circle”, Dave Eggers portrays an alarming if not entirely realistic dysutopian world under a technology monopolist.