<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>Marginal Revolution on <a href="http://marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolution/2012/04/mysteries-of-growth.html">the mysteries of communism and growth<br></a>NPR on <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/03/26/149404846/the-birth-of-silicon-valley?ft=3&amp;f=1003,1004,1007,1013,1014,1017,1019,1128">the key moments that shaped Silicon Valley<br></a>The New York Times on <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/08/business/democratize-wall-street-for-social-good.html?_r=1">democratizing Wall Street</a> and the <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2012/04/01/how-to-teach-economics-after-the-financial-crisis/study-economic-history">importance of learning economic history<br></a>Slate on <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/life/history/2012/03/income_inequality_william_graham_sumner_invented_the_gop_s_defense_of_the_rich_in_1883_.single.html">the man who invented the GOP's defense of the wealthy<br></a>The Exchange on <a href="http://exchange-bhc.blogspot.com/2012/04/by-gaslight-program-now-available.html">a conference on the shadow economies of 19th-century America<br></a>Brad DeLong on <a href="http://delong.typepad.com/sdj/2012/04/this-time-it-is-not-different-walter-bagehot-and-the-persistent-concerns-of-financial-macroeconomics.html">today's relevance of Walter Bagehot's 1873 book "Lombard Street"<br></a>History News Network on <a href="http://hnn.us/articles/founding-fathers-had-individual-mandate%E2%80%94-buy-guns">the founding fathers' individual mandate to buy guns</a><br> Real Climate on <a href="http://www.realclimate.org/index.php/archives/2012/04/evaluating-a-1981-temperature-projection/">a 1981 climate prediction </a></p> </body> </html>