RePEc moves to St. Louis Fed

Environmental Economics

The RePEc Blog: IDEAS , one of the main RePEc services, is now hosted at the Economic Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. It is running on new and efficient hardware also sponsored by the St. Louis Fed, and for the first time has a contingency plan in place in case of disruptions. There is also local system administration support.

"St. Louis Taxpayers Aren't Finished Paying For The Stadium The Rams Abandoned"

Environmental Economics

  The St. Louis Rams' decision to relocate to Los Angeles brought a double dose of bad news for the city's residents on Tuesday: Not only are they losing the football team they've hosted for the last 21 years, they also still have to pay for the stadium they built to lure the Rams to their hometown in the first place. Louis put $280 million in public funds behind in 1995.   the manner in which the team left St. Louis."

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St. Louis Cardinals Are In The World Series

10,000 Birds

My St. Louis Cardinals, the storied National League franchise, have won their 18th National League pennant in convincing fashion. Sports baseball St. Louis CardinalsForgive me for a momentary lapse from relatively straightforward bird-blogging. It wasn’t easy for the Redbirds to get to this spot though – the Cardinals season has had more ups and downs than an American Goldfinch in flight.

Meet Me in St. Louis for Sukkah City 2011

Green Prophet

Inspired by last year’s Sukkah City in NYC (see one of the past designs above), St. Louis is hosting its own sukkah design competition this year. The folks over at Washington University in St. Louis (WUSL) certainly have sukkahs on the brain, as they are preparing to host Sukkah City 2011, a design competition similar to the one held in New York last year. Rabbi Andrew Kastner of the St. Washington University in St. Louis.

Desperate to eat mammalian meat, St. Louis Catholics classify beavers as fish for Lent

Eccorazzi

” Catholics in St. Louis are a perfect example right now , as restaurants are catering to practitioners of Lent looking to bypass that pesky little no meat thing by using aquatic mammals to pass off, somehow, as fish (which are still meat). Bootleggin’ BBQ in St. Louis, owned by Brenton Brown, heard rumor from a Catholic friend that aquatic mammals are an exception in some circles. Louis.”

The Day My City Broke in Half. {Poem}

Elephant Journal

Arts & Culture Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Literary Journal blame darren wilson Ferguson Mike Brown peace poem st. louis verdict You may wonder what side I take. It''s the side of fairness and peace.

Eurasian Tree Sparrows from long ago

10,000 Birds

This event took place in April of 1870, in Lafayette Park in St. Louis. Nevertheless, a life bird is a life bird and it would take a lot more than three confounding factors to make me drive away from St. Louis without putting in a sporting effort to get this one. Birding Eurasian Tree Sparrow feeder birds St. Louis So, the good news is I defended my thesis successfully. The bad news is I then celebrated too hard, fell down, and broke my wrist.

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Research ideas from the Onion

Environmental Economics

However, that is when the payment vehicle is a tax: Emphasizing that a new venue to replace the 19-year-old Edward Jones Dome is an absolute necessity, St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke revealed Monday that the team will be forced to relocate as soon as 2016 unless taxpayers build a new stadium with their bare hands. “We We want to keep Rams football in St. Louis. The facts are simple: The people of St. Louis city council.

Ten Years of Select Economic Data in Graphs

Environmental Economics

  To give a better picture of what's going on with the economy, here are some graphs of the past decade of select economic data from the St. Louis Federal Reserve.   A pet peeve of mine as an economist is giving too much credit to the current quarterback , er.President for [economic] wins and too much blame for [economic] losses. 

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All-Star Pitcher Mark Buehrle Is Dedicated Dog Rescue Volunteer

Eccorazzi

Mark Buehrle is an all-star pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays on the baseball diamond, but at Hope Animal Rescues in St. Louis, MO, he’s just another volunteer. Read More The post All-Star Pitcher Mark Buehrle Is Dedicated Dog Rescue Volunteer appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Sports Top News mark buehrle

Bob Barker Offers $75K to Save Cats From Intubation Exercises

Eccorazzi

Bob Barker generously offers $75,000 to Washington University in St. Louis to fund pediatric simulators to save cats from intubation exercises. Read More The post Bob Barker Offers $75K to Save Cats From Intubation Exercises appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News bob barker

Revenge of the Birds!

10,000 Birds

Sure the Baltimore Orioles and the St. Louis Cardinals were both eliminated from Major League Baseball’s World Series but that doesn’t mean that birds aren’t going to fight back. Don’t believe me? Check out this video of a seagull pooping on a Fox anchor at the World Series. Asides baseball bird poop

Apprentice thesis: Cultivating the Love of God

Elephant Journal

I was raised in St. Louis, MO, the mid-west – the heartland of America. Intro: *needs bio pic I believe that everyone wants the same things out of life – to love and be loved. Who doesn’t want that deep down? But is it all that clear on how to get this love? I […]. Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Apprentice Thesis Elephant Academy

Tony La Russa To Go From World Champ To Elephant Keeper?

Eccorazzi

What does the guy who just led the St. Louis Cardinals to a World Series victory do next? He retires and becomes an elephant keeper. Well, not quite. He retires and gets offered a job by the Performing Animal Welfare Society to work at their elephant sanctuary. When asked if he was getting any employment [.]. Animals Causes Sports Tony La Russa

Artifox's solid wood standing desk has a place for everything

Green (Living) Review

Louis, Missouri based Artifox came up with this lovely minimalist design made out of solid maple wood, and featuring a bunch of clever organization details. For many, standing desks are a healthier option to work, allowing for more mobility and less potential for repetitive strain injuries. TreeHugger Mike has tried it , and Lloyd has written frequently about various standing desk designs , and how some office workers are even hacking their own versions.

Contemplating Missouri.

Elephant Journal

The fatal shooting of 18 year old Michael Brown, an unarmed black male in the Ferguson suburb of St. Louis, Missouri, by an unidentified police officer, raises many questions. According to a witness, Michael was shot with his hands held up in the air. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Equal Rights African American Ferguson michael brown police prison Racism

I have a complaint about RePEc

Environmental Economics

The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis is lauching a blog aggregator, EconomicAcademics.org, to highlight and promote the discussion of economics research. From the inbox: Dear Blogger, Congratulations, you made the list! Your blog is part of this effort. This email explains why and how you can help promote the discussion of economic research in the blogosphere. EconAcademics.org lives at [link] and aggregates blog posts that discuss economic research.

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When life gives you lemons, make fish sticks?

Environmental Economics

The department plans to process tons of the fish and donate it to food banks, including the St. Louis Area Food Bank. "We'll What do you do with a bony, ugly, jumpy, fat, fugitive fish that's taken over the Mississippi and Illinois rivers and threatens the ecology of the Great Lakes? Grind them into fish sticks and feed them to the poor. That's the latest strategy from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources in its tussle with the Asian carp.

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Maybe now we can get back to fussing about the social cost of carbon

Environmental Economics

percentage point from fourth-quarter growth, or about $12 billion, the forecasting firm Macroeconomic Advisers, based in St. Louis, recently estimated. I'll be watching Fox News tonight to try to get a handle on the benefits of the partial government shutdown.

What is a Cardinal?

10,000 Birds

When it comes to cardinals and sports, the first and foremost organization to come to mind has to be baseball’s St. Louis Cardinals , and not just because they’re Corey’s favorite team. The St. Louis Cardinals is one of the winningest (this is a real word in the sports world) franchises in all of baseball in terms of World Series crowns, second only to the storied New York Yankees. However, in their migrations from Chicago to St.

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How to Sustain a Sustainability Blog: With Sustainablog

Wend Magazine

That changed when my wife was accepted to get her Masters in drama at Washington University in St. Louis. I’d never lived in St. Louis and did not know what to expect, that is, until (still living in Portugal) I was visiting Treehugger for my morning read and happened across a great post by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg. It was then when I noticed he lived in St. Louis (a transplant as well). I also do twice-a-month posts at St.

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How to Slackline Across the Country

Wend Magazine

Louis. Picked up my bike at my home in St. Louis (passing the City Musem in this image). How to Slackline Across the Country. Step 1. Be a cartoon character. It’s so much easier to set a course and attach cartoon slacklines than real ones. Step 2. That is all. Below are the culmination of images from last summer’s cross-country slackline trip. I hope this inspires similar feats of daring (or a smile). The Slackline Course. This is the course.

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Here is one for the 2014 top 10 list

Environmental Economics

Remastering has been done by engineer Vic Anesini, and the reissue features new liner notes by original band booster Richard Byrne of St. Louis’ alt-weekly The Riverfront Times. And yes, reissues are allowed on the John's top 10 albums list: Great news alt.country fans! On January 28th, Legacy Recordings will reissue Uncle Tupelo‘s widely acclaimed debut LP, 1990?s s "No Depression."

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A philosopher questions happiness studies questions

Environmental Economics

Haybron (an associate professor of philosophy at St. Louis University): What does it mean to be happy? Daniel M. The answer to this question once seemed obvious to me. To be happy is to be satisfied with your life. If you want to find out how happy someone is, you ask him a question like, “Taking all things together, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole?”.

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Weekend Reading 10/14/16

Sightline Daily

It’s on the same theme but focused on St. Louis. The problem we all live with, the Northwest storm of the century, and more. Alan In April, we recommended this superb Stranger article by Seattle teacher Sean Riley about the huge potential benefits of returning to mandatory racial integration of public schools, aka, bussing. These past few months, I have been catching up on public radio podcasts. I was spellbound by this 2015 edition of This American Life.

"Economists do occasionally agree on something"

Environmental Economics

Neil deMause at Field of Schemes : SI.com asked a bunch of economists whether St.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of October 2013)

10,000 Birds

The Arizona Cardinals may not be covering the team totem in glory, but the St. Louis Cardinals just locked in another trip to the World Series. When citizens of the United States tout the superiority of our country, we tend to focus on debatable issues of culture, economy, and government. However, if we’re being fair, one of the irrefutable elements that makes America great is our proliferation of Northern Cardinals.

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Nelly Opening Recording School for Students

Eccorazzi

Rapper Nelly is giving back to his hometown of St. Louis. “We’re not just building the most advanced recording studio St. Louis has ever seen, but we’re helping students learn recording and production the old fashioned way, hands on.&# Last weekend, the “Hot in Herre&# performer held a concert to benefit the Vatterott College Scholarship Fund, which helps high achieving, low-income students attend college.

Stranger than fiction

Environmental Economics

From Wikipedia : Moyer was released as a free agent after the 1990 season and was signed by the St. Louis Cardinals. Tim calls me out as I'm turning the same age as Jamie Moyer next month. Little does he know that I have a Jamie Moyer story. 1991: I'm in Kentucky visiting family and go to a Louisville Redbirds AAA game. Jamie Moyer is pitching during one of those years when everyone thought he was washed up.

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Cotton Babies Garage Sale

Green Earth Journey

If you are anywhere near St. Louis you will not want to miss this day! Store Contact Information 9916 Kennerly Road, St. Louis, MO 63128, 314-849-6400 Special Store Hours The Cloth Diaper Garage Sale will end at 1pm, but the retail store will be open for regular shopping from 8am - 6pm. From my Inbox The Cloth Diaper Garage Sale is BACK! April 25, 2009 (8 a.m. till 1:00 p.m.)

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Bayer-Monsanto Agrees to $10B Settlement With Victims Poisoned by Roundup Weedkiller

Green Prophet

The German company acquired the St. Louis-based agrochemical giant Monsanto in 2018 for $63 billion, and inherited liability in thousands of lawsuits filed by people who claim exposure to Roundup and its main ingredient glyphosate was the cause of their cancer. Farmers, consumers, home gardeners are exposed to cancer-causing Roundup.

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Join the urban farming movement

Green Prophet

Urban Farming has helped establish local community farming projects in American urban locations such as Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, San Francisco and St Louis. Urban farming, whether found in large urban cities like Chicago , or in a Palestinian refugee camp near Bethlehem , is rapidly becoming a worldwide movement.

New Contraceptives for Cascadia

Sightline Daily

Some 9,000 St. Louis women had been offered their choice of contraceptives for free in a study that has since been called an “Obamacare simulation.” The abortion rate was less than half the rate of other St. Louis women. What would it take to make the St. Louis results the new norm? If a set of things go right, Cascadia could become the St. Louis experiment writ large. All of this makes those numbers from St.

The Furniture of Eero Saarinen

Green Furniture Home Design

1 The Gateway Arch in St. Louis may be his most recognizable architectural work. At the age of thirteen, Eero Saarinen arrived in America with his family from Finland. Eero studied sculpture and furniture design at Cranbrook Academy, a school his architect father, Eilel, co-founded in Michigan. The young Saarinen also studied in Paris 1 and at the Yale School of Architecture 2 before returning to Cranbrook Academy to teach.

Farmers’ Almanac® Names 10 Cities Weather Shuts Down

Green (Living) Review

Rounding out the list of cities named among the worst winter locales are Chicago, Atlanta, New York, Los Angeles, Dallas, Boston, New Orleans, St. Louis, and Buffalo. by Farmers’ Almanac® Staff Writers Lewiston, Maine – Washington, D.C. tops a list of ten cities where weather can bring things to a screeching halt, according to the Farmers’ Almanac.

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Go Green, Win Some Green

Green (Living) Review

The original green energy provider offers cash prize drawing for customers who sign up for e-bill by Michael Smith (Veshengro) St. Louis, MO, August 2009 : Laclede Gas customers who have considered going green by receiving their bills electronically now have a new motivation to make the switch: a chance at $1,000 cash. A subsidiary of The Laclede Group, Laclede Gas Company has provided safe and reliable service to the residents of the St.

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Enterprise: The Car Company That Picks You Up and Shares Cars Too

Eco Friendly Daily

Earlier this year Enterprise launched their WeCar program in St. Louis following a pilot program initiated on the campus at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, the Google campus in California, and the REI campus in Washington. Enterprise is current accepting applications for their WeCar car sharing in St. Louis. Enterprise , the rental car with the slogan “we pick you up” is now expanding its services to include a car share program.

Worst Air Quality in America | 10 American Cities With the.

Living Green & Saving Energy

Rounding out the top 10: Hanford-Corcoran, CA, St. Louis, MO, New York City, Pittsburgh, PA, and Sacramento, CA.

Worst Air Quality in America | 10 American Cities With the.

Living Green & Saving Energy

Rounding out the top 10: Hanford-Corcoran, CA, St. Louis, MO, New York City, Pittsburgh, PA, and Sacramento, CA.

Resilient Sheep, Butterfly Cloud and 10 Vanishing Species

Nature Conservancy - Science

Strange could over St. Louis turns out to be enormous swarm of butterflies. Portrait of a sheep and her lamb in the shearing shed of Estancia Monte Dinero, Argentina. Photo © Nick Hall. By Marty Downs, Bob Lalasz, Matt Miller, Lisa Feldkamp and Cara Byington of the TNC Science Communications team. We find tons of cool conservation and conservation science stuff on the Internets — and share the best of it with you every week in The Cooler : Biodiversity & Wildlife.

Recovery: Saving American Burying Beetles, Nature’s Undertakers

Nature Conservancy - Science

Photo © Marian Brickner courtesy of the St. Louis Zoo. Photo © St. Louis Zoo. Photo © St. Louis Zoo. Partnering with the Conservancy are the Saint Louis Zoo, which raises beetles for release, and the U.S. People working to remove the American burying beetle from the endangered species list and thereby, most likely, from the planet have much to learn from Rhode Islanders — especially the fourth-graders at St.

“Dog Days and Poisons” – Collective Arts Brewing: Mash Up the Jam

10,000 Birds

I suspect this will be the first and last time we’ll see a beer featuring this species, an introduced Old-World songbird best known in North America from its St. Louis, Missouri population. That is, unless some St. Louis brewery decides to put the city’s best-known invasive on a can of beer. Drinking is an act of risk and vulnerability, though it’s such an everyday part of our existence that no one thinks of it that way.

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Arrowood Farm Brewery: Bramble Farmhouse on Raspberries

10,000 Birds

3 , collector card from the Bird Cards series (D16), issued by the White Baking Company, St. Louis, Missouri (early 20th century). ” Illustration by Louis Agassiz Fuertes (1874-1927) of an American Robin and an Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis) from The Burgess Bird Book for Children (1919). WELCOME, welcome, little stranger, Fear no harm, and fear no danger; We are glad to see you here, For you sing “Sweet Spring is near.”

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