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I like to keep up with what others are reading. Here’s what I’m reading for fun. I’m happy to trade recommendations!

currently reading:

  • Social Epidemiology (Lisa F. Berkman, Ichiro Kawachi, Maria Glymour (eds.))
  • How We Give Now: A Philanthropic Guide For the Rest of Us (Lucy Bernholz)
  • Democracy’s Data (Dan Bouk)
  • Resisting Reality: Social Construction and Social Critique (Sally Haslanger)


  • The Fires (Joe Flood)
  • Thinking Like an Economist (Elizabeth Popp Berman)
  • How Civic Action Works: Fighting for Housing in Los Angeles (Paul Lichterman)
  • Creative Quest (Questlove)
  • Dilla Time (Dan Charnas)
  • Critique and Praxis (Bernard Harcourt)
  • Misdemeanorland (Issa Kohler-Hausmann)
  • Administrative Burden :Policymaking by Other Means (By Donald Moynihan and Pamela Herd)

Perpetually ongoing

  • Objectivity [Lorraine Daston]

Advice from other people:

& from me, on job market thoughts:

In the interest of transparency and equity (for example, regarding elite institutions and the social networks of who regards whom in confidence), here are some thoughts summarizing salient advice.

Causal inference:

13 ways of looking at a blackbird