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Ian Ayres

Ian Ayres appears in the following:

Tax Inequality

Friday, December 23, 2011

In a recent NYT Op-Ed, economists Aaron Edlin of UC Berkeley and Yale's Ian Ayres propose to combat inequality with a tax that would automatically kick in when gap between the median income and the top 1% widens.  Aaron Edlin is a co-editor of the new book, Economists' Voice: Top Economists Take On Today's Problems (Columbia University Press, 2011) and Ian Ayres blogs for Freakonomics.

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Super Crunchers

Wednesday, September 05, 2007

Ian Ayres is considered a law-and-economics guru. In Super Crunchers, he argues that the recent creation of huge data sets allows knowledgeable individuals to make previously impossible predictions. He even concludes that statistical methods are more accurate than the more intuitive conclusions drawn by experts. He joins Leonard to explain ...

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