Economic History Roundup

Kirsten Salyer writes about consumer culture for Bloomberg View and is the site's engagement editor. She has also written for Condé Nast Traveler, Texas Monthly and Houston Community Newspapers. She has a bachelor's degree in journalism and international studies from Northwestern University.
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Smithsonian magazine on the history of headphones
Brain Pickings on the women behind the making of the atomic bomb
History News Network on the U.S. roots of neoliberalism
Free Exchange on the role of the government in solving the U.S.'s innovation crisis
Tyler Cowen on the egalitarian core of economics

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