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Megan McArdle
Megan McArdle is a Bloomberg View columnist who writes on economics, business and public policy. She is the author of "The Up Side of Down." McArdle previously wrote for Newsweek-the Daily Beast, the Atlantic and the Economist. She founded the blog "Asymmetrical Information." She has a bachelor's degree in English literature from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the University of Chicago. She lives in Washington.
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A Better Plan for Better Prisons

Politically, any policy that requires for its success that middle-class Americans decide that they themselves bear the primary fault for armed robbery is not a policy with bright prospects. Read more

How Hollywood Can Save Our Families

A systematic difference between the way the affluent and the poor form families is going to mean systematic differences in the outcomes for affluent and poor kids. Read more

It's a Good Day to Eat Pie

Saturday is Pi Day -- 3.14.15. It's only going to occur once this century. So, naturally, you're going to want to celebrate by making some delicious, delicious pie. Read more