Monthly Archives: September 2012

Allow Me to Ramble: Another SacerBro Paper

Yes, it’s time for another Professor Sacerdote paper! This one’s cool (and sure to be relevant in the upcoming months.) Campaigning in Poetry: Is There Information Conveyed in the Candidates’ Choice of Words? This paper basically uses a linguistic analysis (a tendency to use certain words) to draw parallels between the candidates in the 2008 election […]

Paper Talk: Electricity and Employment

I interviewed Professor Taryn Dinkelman about her research for a set of display cases I put up this past spring, and didn’t even think to include it here! This post is about her paper on rural electrification and employment in South Africa – a very cool IV approach. The Effects of Rural Electrification on Employment: […]