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On the care and feeding of market forecasts.  (WSJ)

Western countries suffer from a “poverty of ambition.”  (New Geography)

The rise of the new “super global elite.”  (The Atlantic)

Andrew Gelman picks five books on statistics.  (The Browser)

Why fiber-to-the-home makes sense.  (Economist)

“The issue of digital preservation in a world where digital publishing is the primary source of information is likely to become increasingly important.”  (The Psy-Fi Blog)

Why are Steig Larsson’s books so popular?  (New Yorker via LongReads)

Differential tax rates matter….for soccer players.  (voxEU)

Jim Joyce doesn’t want to be remembered as the guy whose call blew a perfect game.  (ESPN)

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