Daily Archive: January 6, 2012

Europe is better than the US

Well, it is the NYT, so I can’t vouch for it: But G.D.P. per capita (an insufficient indicator, but one most economists use) in the U.S. is nearly 50 percent higher than it is...

Leaguefest 2012 — Not To Be A Pest

I once received an invitation to a social event that concluded with the line “RSVP, please, by [x date]” and no apparent irony. Now that I’m in the position of soliciting responses to arrange...

A paragraph for Ron Graff

(This will take more than a paragraph.) Ron Graff was noticeably shorter than me, which puts him on the short side for a man. When I was in his drawing classes, he had a...