Saturday, May 1, 2010

Best from the Web - March and April 2010

Runner-up: This is an excellent blog on the Sleeping Beauty Paradox.

I'm pretty sure that the correct answering is P(tails|awake) = 1/2. But you should bet on tails in the gamble they talk about.

Honorable Mention: Chris Blattman summarizes some big ideas from Lant Pritchett.

Best of the Best: "Hard Problems" in the social sciences. It will become known as the article that launched a thousand dissertations.

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