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Re: Nobel Price 2016

October 14th, 2019, 6:38 pm

How many nonheteronormative couples? Or thrupples?
 
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Re: Nobel Price 2016

October 14th, 2019, 7:16 pm

Standing on the shoulders of giants?
 
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Re: Nobel Price 2016

October 17th, 2019, 8:32 am

I would not be surprised if one of the coming Nobels in economics could be linked to climate bonds...  (10 year horizon)   

Green's function will not necessarily qualify!
 
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Re: Nobel Price 2016

October 17th, 2019, 9:23 am

I would not be surprised if one of the coming Nobels in economics could be linked to climate bonds...  (10 year horizon)   

Green's function will not necessarily qualify!
The ILS market doesn't have the best rep.  A Nobel would add some lustre, worked well for LTCM.
 
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Re: Nobel Price 2016

October 20th, 2019, 8:49 pm

In backdrop of Economics Nobel announcement, letter panning RCT surfaces

For popularising randomised control trials, especially in economics, they should get a ban from doing research rather than the Nobel Prize!

Banerjee, Duflo and Kremer have been awarded the 2019 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics for their contribution to reviving development economics, particularly through the popularisation of “randomised control trials” (RCTs) that break larger questions about policy interventions into smaller, easier to test studies.

In a letter sent to British publication Guardian in August 2018, the economists had said that relying on RCTs to guide welfare and aid spending will lead to short-term, superficial and misplaced policies. These economists include past Nobel laureates like Angus Deaton of Princeton University, Joseph Stiglitz of Columbia University and James Heckman of Chicago University.



To begin with, the efficacy of RCT is zero, as expected and as shown in evaluations.
 
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Re: Nobel Price 2016

December 10th, 2019, 7:39 pm

the banquet is now, the nachspiel a little later!
 
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December 10th, 2019, 10:10 pm

the banquet is now, the nachspiel a little later!
after ski??

www.youtube.com/watch?v=dw6Ogi8pgws
 
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Re: Nobel Price 2016

December 10th, 2019, 10:17 pm

and Helgefylla :-D
 
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Re: Nobel Price 2016

December 10th, 2019, 11:05 pm

whatever u do, don't drink and drive 
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after skiing okay
 
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Re: Nobel Price 2016

December 11th, 2019, 3:08 am

A little language lesson. In the '70s, Norwegians adopted the German words vorspiel and (und) nachspiel. The former, while sounding awfully close to "foreplay", is a reference to drinking at somebody's home before going out, so as to cut down on the excessive cost of alcohol, especially when served in a bar/restaurant/disco (remember that?). Current American usage is "pregaming". The nachspiel again typically takes place at somebody's home (although a hotel room would certainly suffice), and is the aftermath of the party. Not my scene, even in the day, so there is only so much I can contribute here. But, sex would not be out of the order. 
 
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Re: Nobel Price 2016

December 11th, 2019, 5:14 am

There's a hint of impending mid-life crisis in your posts, b!
 
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Re: Nobel Price 2016

December 11th, 2019, 10:08 am

So this is the detailed nomenclature :-) Had I known the definitions, I would have avoided a lot of embarrassment. I've been unknowingly introduced to this game by one of your compatriots, Bearish. Thankfully I was sober enough to leave before the sex part, but given my naivety, trust in people and not as strong head as I advertise here, I dodged the bullet - and likely some filthy diseases. Talk to your children about sex - and Norwegians! :-D (Not that I'm a child, but I lived in a bubble for a long time.)
 
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Re: Nobel Price 2016

December 11th, 2019, 10:52 am

A little language lesson. In the '70s, Norwegians adopted the German words vorspiel and (und) nachspiel. The former, while sounding awfully close to "foreplay", is a reference to drinking at somebody's home before going out, so as to cut down on the excessive cost of alcohol, especially when served in a bar/restaurant/disco (remember that?). Current American usage is "pregaming". The nachspiel again typically takes place at somebody's home (although a hotel room would certainly suffice), and is the aftermath of the party. Not my scene, even in the day, so there is only so much I can contribute here. But, sex would not be out of the order. 
So why no words like vor-ski and nach-ski?
 
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Re: Nobel Price 2016

December 11th, 2019, 11:28 am

and Helgefylla :-D
Sounds a bit morose.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vwz9Nqu1gRw


Yes, my sweet I came into that bar
It was in Mississippi
There you were, sitting in the corner
Crying in your pretzels
You'd already sogged up
A whole plate of potato chips
But the management didn't mind
Because you were a regular customer
 
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Re: Nobel Price 2016

December 11th, 2019, 12:00 pm

I'm increasing the word count for Trackstar's annual summary.
I'll vor- and nach-ski with Hylgefellas next month ;-)
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