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Dispatches from the Ivory Tower
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Emcee:  LPS5 Type:  Moderated
Or, "A Libertarian in Academia."

A forum for occasional anecdotiana including, but not limited to: the collision of theory and reality, political correctness, humor, paradoxes, and terrified administrators.

Alas, but LPS5 is no more.

So come one - come all! - as 2.718281828459045235 ("e") becomes a machine for turning coffee into theorems.
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79Universities only seek certain types of diversity By Jonathan H. Adler GeorgTimF-4/9/2016
77Emmanuel Derman put it well in "My Life as a Quant" (a great book BTW TimF-1/21/2009
76The Function of Dysfunction An associate professor ponders the cause and effectTimF-7/9/2008
73SO, so, so true, LOL. <i>e</i>LPS5-3/10/2008
71"A first lesson in econometrics" by John J. Siegfried. academic.reed.TimF-11/4/2007
69Does .9999... = 1?TimF-9/18/2007
67<b>A contribution to the mathematical theory of big game hunting</b>LPS5-5/1/2007
65Tell him to hire mph or Smithee. They specialize in stories.Lazarus_Long-4/18/2007
64You nailed it. :-) <i>e</i>LPS5-4/18/2007
63He was apologizing for being absent from the thread a lot and says he is dissapoone_less-4/17/2007
62Dissertation on what? What did this thread used to be called?Lazarus_Long-4/17/2007
61All But Dissertation.one_less-4/17/2007 catallarchy.netTimF-2/26/2007
58More and more looking like ABD for me despite many successes mathematically :-)LPS5-1/20/2007
57Dangers of Moneyball Hiring in Academia: volokh.comTimF-10/18/2006
56Prof told to pull podcasts 9/18/2006 3:46:07 PM, by Nate Anderson A North CaroTimF-9/18/2006
55Miron on Subsidizing Economics By Greg Mankiw Message 22492153 gregmankiw.blogTimF-6/5/2006
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