In an editorial today, the Wall Street Journal raises concerns about Rep. Hilda Solis’ commitment to enforcing information disclosure requirements that apply to unions. Solis has been announced as President-elect Obama’s choice to be Secretary of Labor.
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New York Times reporter Denise Grady previews a research report due to be published in today’s New England Journal of Medicine that says many hospitals do not respond quickly enough to cardiac arrest. Leslie Saxon, who wrote an accompanying editorial, delivered the money quote: “You’re better off having your arrest at Nordstrom, where I’m standing right now, because there are 15 people around me.”
Neutral Source recently posted a pair of blogs about how inflation forecasting was like risk assessment, and how it isn’t. David Wessel started the discussion in his Capital column in the March 16 edition of the Wall Street Journal. On March 21 he posted a selection of interesting reader responses. (A subscription to wsj.com is required to view them.)
Yesterday Neutral Source explained why inflation forecasting is like risk assessment. In a very important way, of course, they are very different.