Reading Roundup: Week 1

Politics:

How many votes will Trump give up by not running a professional campaign?: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2016/08/25/how-many-votes-will-trump-give-up-by-not-running-a-professional-campaign-a-lot/

Policy:

Syria’s Paradox: Why the War Only Ever Seems to Get Worse http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/27/world/middleeast/syria-civil-war-why-get-worse.html

A new study finds forcing people to pay money to get out of jail leads to more innocent people in prison.: http://www.vox.com/2016/8/24/12415268/bail-jail-prison-innocent-crime

How Welfare Reform failed those in deep poverty: https://www.jacobinmag.com/2016/08/welfare-reform-clinton-twentieth-anniversary-poverty/

Gender Segregation by Occupation: http://equitablegrowth.org/human-capital/gender-segregation-at-work-separate-but-equal-or-inequitable-and-inefficient/

Economics (technical):

Econometrics Reading Group: https://www.reddit.com/r/EconPapers/comments/4zqml2/mostly_harmless_econometrics_reading_group/

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