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02/25/2018

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My Conversation with Matt Levine

Here is the transcript and audio, Matt was in great form.  We covered Uber, derivatives, crypto, Horace, Latin and the ancient world, neighborhoods of New York City, whether markets are volatile enough, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, whether IPOs are mispriced, Nabokov and modernist literature, Achilles and Homer, and of course the Matt Levine production function […]
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The John Baeza Files: Detective Blows Whistle on Drug War, Prison System

Before he was Ron Paul and Rand Paul’s head of security, John Baeza was a cop’s cop. Coming from a family tradition of public servants, Baeza started his career as a corrections officer in New York’s infamous Sing Sing prison.…Related StoriesFreedom Is the Imitatio ChristiDavid Gornoski Interviews Jason Jones on Catholic Social TeachingHow Should A Christian Politician Behave? …

Land value capture is an idea whose time has come

That is the topic of my latest Bloomberg column, here is one excerpt: Using land value capture for New York City subway improvements makes sense because other funding methods have failed politically. Earmarking some of the state income tax to the subway might be better, but people who don’t use the subway — the majority […]
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