Al Roth just sent a discipline-wide email telling all theorists they have till 5pm tomorrow to decide if they're ready to go ‘hardcore for the core’ or deviate as a singleton.

Hi #EconTwitter!

Are you interested in/involved with rankings of #economics journals? Have a look at the latest version of this interesting paper by Ham, Wright and @Ziqiu_Ye

ap5.fas.nus.edu.sg/fass/ecsjkd

I suspect, if Usenet and email are any indication, that over time ActivityPub will wind up aggregating users into large servers that have bulk optimized peering protocols, and locally optimized timeline generation. It’ll be cheaper to move everything to a few places and sort it out locally as opposed to having to peer with everyone which is what @aral is afraid of ar.al/2022/11/09/is-the-fedive

Almost 180k new users joined #mastodon yesterday, a new record. This third #twitterMigration wave happened after Musk's Twitter 2.0 ultimatum to #Twitter workers. Each wave is stronger than the previous one. Here is my updated plot showing the three consecutive waves.

The Mark Nerlove papers are now open for research

blogs.library.duke.edu/rubenst

This archive is located at Duke, part of Economist's paper project

New data for those writing on the history of agricultural economics and econometrics!

Below is a letter from John Nash to Nerlove

#histecon #histsci #histodon @historyofeconomics #economics

An interesting take on Mastodon, claiming it intentionally attenuates virality and introduces frictions to negativity:

uxdesign.cc/mastodon-is-antivi

The Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, located at Berkeley, is sponsoring a program on Mechanism Design featuring leading economists and computer scientists. Applications close Dec 1, 2022.

msri.org/programs/333

The Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, located at Berkeley, is sponsoring a program on Mechanism Design featuring leading economists and computer scientists. Applications close Dec 1, 2022.

msri.org/programs/333

There are, right this minute, hundreds or thousands of Mastodon admins frantically trying to solve tens or hundreds of thousands of problems, from minor n00b questions to entire servers needing to be replaced because of the strain.

It would be good for people to be patient (and, to be fair, most are).

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