February 15, 2017

SHI Update 2/15/17: Economic Soup

In many respects, our US economy is like a robust soup.  Our basic ingredients are small in number, but the myriad of seasonings added are varied, […]
February 8, 2017

SHI Update 2/8/17: Occam’s razor

Of course, we can say it more scientifically: “Among competing hypotheses, the one with the fewest assumptions should be selected.”  But this really means the same […]
February 1, 2017

SHI Update 2/1/17: “You’re FIRED!”

That didn’t take long. On Monday, President Trump fired US Attorney General Sally Yates.   She instructed lawyers working for the Justice Department to ignore the executive […]
January 25, 2017

SHI Update 1/25/17: Steady as She Goes

Make no mistake:  Steakonomics is a tantalizing and tasty topic.   But this week … well … there’s not much new to report.   For the 3rd time […]