By Rick Bragg
From celebrated New York Times bestselling writer and winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Rick Bragg, comes a poignant and wryly humorous selection of essays on existence within the south.
Keenly saw and written together with his insightful and deadpan humorousness, he explores enduring Southern truths approximately domestic, position, spirit, desk, and the regions' diverse geographies, together with his local Alabama, Cajun nation, and the Gulf Coast. every little thing is explored, from local obsessions from collage soccer and fishing, to mayonnaise and spoonbread, to the straightforward fantastic thing about a fish at the hook.
gathered from over a decade of his writing, with many never-before-published essays written in particular for this variation, My Southern Journey is an wonderful and fascinating learn, specifically for Southerners (or believe Southern at center) and somebody who appreciates nice writing.
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A fisherman with x Ͻ x()), since if it is worth it for that fisherman to switch, it would also be worth it for all fishermen with catch above them to switch as well. 922 QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS assessed likelihood that your zone is in an H-state and the other is in an L-state, reflects uncertainty regarding the state of both one’s own zone and the other zone. Because this term will always be less than 1 (even if the state of one’s own zone were known with certainty, nothing is known about the other zone), equilibrium price dispersion p*( x) will always exceed /x*, the per-unit transportation costs for the marginal switcher.
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Further, in columns (5)–(7) of Table VI, we show regression results where the dependent variables are constructed using the predicted values for market outcomes for post-phone dates and actual outcomes for pre-phone dates. 8 percentage points. Thus, on the basis of the amount of arbitrage observed alone, we predict similar reductions in price dispersion as those actually observed. Again, while this approach cannot rule out the possibility of changes in other factors, it does show that the changes in market outcomes are highly consistent with, and well predicted solely by, the amount of arbitrage observed.
My Southern Journey: True Stories from the Heart of the South by Rick Bragg