Econintersect: Every day our editors collect the most interesting things they find from around the internet and present a summary “reading list” which will include very brief summaries of why each item has gotten our attention. Suggestions from readers for “reading list” items are gratefully reviewed, although sometimes space limits the number accepted.
- The Joke Is on Princeton After Highly Flawed Facebook Study (Jacqueline Sahagian, Wall St. Cheat Sheet) See GEI News: The Facebook Epidemic.
- Dark skin, blue eyes: Genes paint a picture of 7,000-year-old European (Alan Boyle, NBC News) African skin and Nordic eyes?
- Study: Vt. Should Allow VEDA to Be State Bank (Warren Johnston, Valley News) Hat tip to Public Banking Institute. The proposal is that the Vermont Economic Development Authority (VEDA) should be chartered to function as a state bank. To do so would add thousands of jobs in the state, save the state millions of dolars in interest costs and grow the state’s economy by hundreds of millions of dollars. Link to the study report. Disclosure: The Econintersect Managing Editor was a paid intern at the Valley News when in high school.
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