Tuesday, November 23, 2010


They are talking about the book that contains, among many very interesting papers, the one that Shikida, Nogueról, and I have written on the stature of Brazilians.

Sunday, November 21, 2010


This blog has been sleepy lately thanks to my limited time management skills. In order to keep it alive, just a few links:
- Slavery and inequality: what is the causal link?;
- R is what you need. Forbes says so. (HT, Urban Demographics);
- Republic of Letters. Please, click. (I forgot who sent me the link).

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

MapCrunch, the most addictive site. Ever.

Here. Select "Slideshow", choose a couple of countries and enjoy. (Via BoingBoing).

Monday, November 8, 2010

Walter Isard (1919-2010)

The founder of Regional Science has passed away. Here is his obituary.
Many thanks.