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Prices in India

By Avinash Kishore, on February 26th, 2011
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I will continue from where I started the last time--prices in India. Last summer, my mom was complaining about price of lentils. Masoor was selling at Rs100/kg—unthinkable! Other lentils were also similarly expensive. I wondered—in a country where half of...Read More..

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This post is about a humbling sight I saw on the street in Guadalajara a few weeks ago: At a busy intersection there was a young man, about 20 or 25 years old who washes the windows of the cars...Read More..

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On honor in economics

By Dean Spears, on February 24th, 2011
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Waiting in the airport, I just finished philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah’s The Honor Code: How Moral Revolutions Happen. With visits with Kant and Prince Hal to the Ming dynasty, Sicily, and northern Pakistan, Appiah explores the tight links between feelings...Read More..

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Not enough data?

By Avinash Kishore, on February 21st, 2011
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After a long time, I went home to India this winter. I was there to collect price data that the Labour Bureau gathers every week from 94 towns and cities in India to construct the consumer price index for industrial...Read More..

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¡Saludos! from Mexico

By Diane Coffey, on January 15th, 2011
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¡Saludos! I’m writing from a small city in the state of Puebla in Mexico. I’m here to learn more about collecting survey data, but for now I’d like to share some impressions of the two mountain towns that I have...Read More..

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Welcome to the RICE blog

By Dean Spears, on January 12th, 2011
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Thank you for visiting RICE‘s new blog. Please look around at our project and research. We hope you will get involved with our community -- we look forward to hearing from you. Keep coming back to the blog for updates...Read More..

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