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the education of the upper class 1864 clarendon report note references in this section are to volume i which contains the main report except where indicated otherwise in 1860 two old etonians the journalist mj higgins and the high court judge sir john coleridge launched stinging attacks on their old school, economicsfaq explaining economics and defending the free - in my last post i discussed at length the question of rationality i concluded that contrary to the opinion of behavioral economics humans do make decisions that they believe to be in their best interests in my view the correct definition of a rational decision, union decline lowers wages of nonunion workers the - notes sample restricted to nonunion full time workers in the private sector ages 16 to 64 wages are measured in 2013 dollars see the text and methodological appendix for details on the analysis source authors compilations from the current population survey cps may supplement microdata and, global extreme poverty our world in data - 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