<html> <head><style type ="text/css">body { font-family: "Bloomberg Prop Unicode I", Verdana, sans-serif; font-size:125%; letter-spacing: -0.3pt; color: #FF9F0F; background-color: #000000; text-align: left; } p {line-height: 1.25em; max-width:900px; width:expression(document.body.clientWidth > 900? "900px": "auto" );} h1, h2, h3 { text-align: left; font-weight: normal; color: #FFFFFF; } h1 { font-size: 130%; } h2 { font-size: 115%; } h3 { font-size: 100%; } #bb-style { font-size: 90%; max-width:900px; width:expression(document.body.clientWidth > 900? "900px": "auto" ); } b, strong { font-weight: bold; } i, em { color: #FEC54A; } pre { font-family: "Andale Mono", "Monaco", "Lucida Console"; letter-spacing: -0.3pt; line-height: 1.25em; } table { border: 0; font-size: 90%; width: 100%; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; } td, tr { text-align: left; } td.numeric { text-align: right; } a:link { color:#53B2F5; text-decoration: none; } a:visited {color:#53B2F5} a:active {color:#53B2F5} a:hover {color:#53B2F5} </style> </head> <body> <p>By Kirsten Salyer</p> <p>NPR's Monkey See on <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/monkeysee/2012/02/09/146644954/much-ado-about-dickens-why-the-bicentennial-hype-matters">the hype about Charles Dickens's 200th birthday</a><br> Wonkblog on <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/post/guinnesss-big-contribution-to-economics-research/2012/02/08/gIQAzBIazQ_blog.html">Guinness's contribution to economic research</a><br> Free Exchange on <a href="http://www.economist.com/blogs/freeexchange/2012/02/labour-markets">the disconnect between modern workers and outdated labor benefits</a><br> Megan McArdle on <a href="http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2012/02/will-inequality-keep-getting-worse/252841/">whether inequality will get worse</a><br> Matthew Yglesias on <a href="http://www.slate.com/blogs/moneybox/2012/02/08/the_decline_of_publishing_and_the_rise_of_quot_other_information_services_quot_.html">the decline of publishing jobs</a></p> </body> </html>