2 Cheers for Reluctant Managers

One of the “best” things at my job is that it’s clear that by and large the managers there don’t want to be managers. One reason for that may have to do with the splintering of different managers. There’s shift leads, assistant managers and then the store manager. The shift lead that I usually work…

The Problem of Economic Autor-ity

I’ll never apologize for tasteless puns. But for the record, even I thought this pun was a bad one. It’s a mix of Michael Huemer’s The Problem of Political Authority (a wonderful book I’ve reviewed on C4SS here and here) and the subject of today’s article: economist Michael Autor. More specifically, Autor’s recent thoughts from a TED talk he did…