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  • Every NBA franchise, ranked (part 2)

    posted to The Wages of Wins Journal on Tue 8th Oct 13

    Remember these guys? They used to be pretty good. On Twitter, Jacob Greenberg of The Diss posed the following question:what’s the most hopeless team in the NBA right now? Jacob Greenberg (@jacobjbg) October 3, 2013 After seeing someone respond

  • Every NBA franchise, ranked (part 1)

    posted to The Wages of Wins Journal on Mon 7th Oct 13

    Even though only one team can win it all every year, success isn’t solely determined by championships. On Twitter, Jacob Greenberg of The Diss posed the following question:what’s the most hopeless team in the NBA right now? Jacob Greenberg

  • Watch football, collect $2000

    posted to The Wages of Wins Journal on Fri 4th Oct 13

    NMSU is trying to fill these seats with a new attendance incentive (image credit: James A. Castaeda) New Mexico State University is going to start offering incentives — including cash — to students who attend NMSU football games and stay to

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  • Watch Schooled: The Price of College Sports

    posted to The Wages of Wins Journal on Fri 27th Sep 13

    Today I share not one, but two links recommending an upcoming documentary on the NCAA and US college sports.The documentary in question is Schooled: The Price of College Sports. Adapted from Taylor Branch’s The Cartel and The Shame of College Sports,

  • How much should we pay college athletes?

    posted to The Wages of Wins Journal on Tue 17th Sep 13

    While we’ve written about paying NCAA athletes before, Chris Wilson, the interactive graphics editor for Time.com, put together a simple and elegant infographic on the subject. Wilson’s infographic calculates how much the top NCAA basketball and

  • Every NBA franchise, ranked (part 2)

    posted to The Wages of Wins Journal on Tue 8th Oct 13

    Remember these guys? They used to be pretty good. On Twitter, Jacob Greenberg of The Diss posed the following question:what’s the most hopeless team in the NBA right now? Jacob Greenberg (@jacobjbg) October 3, 2013 After seeing someone respond

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  • Friday Links

    posted to Healthcare Economist on Fri 4th Oct 13

    Are space station astronauts furloughed?Will Obamacare visits crowd out Medicare visits?Battling messages on Obamacare.Midwifery vs. Conventional CareUsing social media to detect insurance fraud.How much should we pay college athletes?The uninsured physician.

  • Making all college students amateurs

    posted to Healthcare Economist on Fri 27th Sep 13

    If you have read my blog, you know from time to time I dabble in topics outside of health care. One of those interests is sports. Of late, there has been a lot of discussion in the media regarding whether college athletes should be paid. As an economist, it