Noah Smith

Noah Smith

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10 Things to Read to Understand America

The US in the 21st century can be a bewildering place, even for its own residents.

The World Bank Is Searching for Meaning

Paul Romer’s departure last week as chief economist of the World Bank isn’t an event about just one

New Technology Should Be Neither Feared Nor Trusted

How should we think about new and future technologies?

A Nobel for Humility in Economics

As you are by now all probably aware, Richard Thaler won this year’s Nobel Memorial Prize in Economi

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