Saturday, July 25, 2009

Five things I read today -- 7/25

1. I found this one with a search for "How Tall is Paul Krugman?" Answer: 5 ft 7 inches, and Americans are short too.
2. I found this one with a search for "How Tall is Greg Mankiw?" No Answer, but I did get this cool link from Marginal Revolution: Tall People are Happy.
3. An interesting nudge at Consumerology.
4. Making this Home: What to do with old postcards.
5. Time: Why people in the South are fat.... but not Montanans



  1. Greg Mankiw is 6'2".

    He also mentions it when he talks about height taxation, presumably to show that he would not be exempt from such a system.

    His coauthor on that paper is pretty tall too.

    For the record, I used to work for Greg. I am not a stalker. :)

  2. Thanks... I was hoping someone would respond with his height. I was trying to get an idea of how tall the two were for my poll "Mankiw vs. Krugman."

    It seems that Mankiw has the advantage in reach. Interesting...


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