Links for the week of October 12th, 2010

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  • 500 Internal Server Error – 500 Internal Server Error
  • Americans Want to Live in Sweden – Americans grossly overestimate how egalitarian our economy is, and would *still* prefer that it was more egalitarian than they think it is. On average, consistent across all demographic groups, we appear to want to live in Sweden.
  • US States Renamed for Countries with Similar GDP – I think more than anything, this probably highlights how ridiculous GDP is as a measure of development or global significance. Texas == Brazil? Florida == Australia? Virginia == Saudi Arabia? Yikes.
  • Americans Want to Live in Sweden – Americans systematically underestimate the degree of wealth inequality in our society… and *still* would prefer a more egalitarian distribution of wealth than their overly optimistic estimates. Who's running this place again?
  • 500 Internal Server Error – 500 Internal Server Error

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