On Gerrymandering

There’s been a lot of talk about a recent gerrymandering disaster in Missouri. For the best discussion, read Lowering the Bar’s take on it. Coincidentally, I reviewed an article by Jeff Suzuki for Mathematical Reviews over the weekend, on how gerrymandering can lead to stable results, even amongst minority views:

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Benefits and Costs

Yesterday’s post referred to “benefit-cost analysis” which is the same as what a lot of people call “cost-benefit analysis.” I chose this term for the reason anyone does anything. When I took ECON 605, the course was called “Benefit-Cost Evaluation.” Also, I took the course from Scott Farrow, who later

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