Thursday, April 14, 2011

Thursday Links

1. No work yet in oil patch, but you’re hired. Canada’s oil patch is resorting to increasingly unusual measures to secure workers ahead of a coming labor shortage, with one company hiring engineers before work is available.

2. The latest victim of Mexico's War on Drugs in Mexico: the lime. (Thanks to Paul Kedrosky for these two items above.)

3. College librarians warm up to former enemy Wikipedia.  

4. South Korea's antidote to inflation: free text messages

5. Here's an antidote to the bone marrow shortage in the U.S.: Change the law and pay donors.  


At 4/14/2011 7:36 PM, Blogger Craig Howard said...

South Korea's antidote to inflation: free text messages.

Well. That's an unusually benevolent way to refer to government price controls!


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