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Study shows lower lifetime earning for pandemic-era students

Original post made on Jan 1, 2023

Students nationwide face lower earnings over their lifetime because of a loss of education during the pandemic, a Stanford economist said in a recently completed study.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Sunday, January 1, 2023, 9:10 AM

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Posted by JAFO
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jan 1, 2023 at 12:33 pm

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Just an Observation,

Given that long term financial stability has declined for 40 years in the U.S. and economics reports are not willing to deal with it, reports like this are very suspicious. In fact Economics has been proven to be a corrupted study ever since the film "Inside Job" exposed it very well.

Especially where it is now becoming more evident that a college education may not be worth the long term debt. MANY economic models are accepted without question and without evidence to VALIDATE them.

Economics being a SOCIAL science means that it is impossible to predict the futures, and worse impossible to rule out any variables (or pick out only one possible problem) as the source of the results.

I have an associated degree in LIFE SCIENCES as well as a bachelors in business admin. I can say that the ability of economics to accurately predict the future is impossible. LIFE SCIENCES are able to establish a CAUSE and EFFECT relationship by EXPERIMENTATION. However economics has NO ECONOMIC LABORATORIES to prove any theories. They cannot eliminate all other variables to single out only one is a CAUSE and an EFFECT.

Please be careful what you read.

Posted by MV Resident
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Jan 1, 2023 at 3:04 pm

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Shocking revelation as a Hoover Institute Thought Leader blames teachers for the pandemic!

Posted by JAFO
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jan 1, 2023 at 7:29 pm

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Just an Observation,

I think above referenced the following news article Web Link


"Among the actions cited are: discouraging the use of masks and other protective measures, misrepresenting knowledge and opinion regarding the management of pandemics, endangering citizens and public officials, showing disdain for established medical knowledge and damaging Stanford’s reputation and academic standing. The resolution states that Atlas’ behavior is “anathema to our community, our values and our belief that we should use knowledge for good"

resulting in:

"The resolution singles out for criticism Atlas’ recent Twitter call to the people of Michigan to “rise up” against new public health measures introduced by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to curb disease spread.

“As elected representatives of the Stanford faculty, we strongly condemn his behavior,” the resolution states. “It violates the core values of our faculty and the expectations under the Stanford Code of Conduct, which states that we all ‘are responsible for sustaining the high ethical standards of this institution.’”

So to use your phrase that "Shocking revelation as a Hoover Institute Thought Leader blames teachers for the pandemic!" was VERY misleading.

And unfortunatley we are still in a tsunami of new variants of Covid, it is not getting much press Web Link

In the United States, the Omicron subvariants XBB.1.5, BQ.1.1, BQ.1, BA.5 and XBB are causing almost all Covid-19 infections, according to data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

For this week, the CDC estimates that XBB.1.5 now causes 40.5% of cases in the US, followed by BQ.1.1 at 26.9%; BQ.1 at 18.3%; BA.5 at 3.7%; and XBB at 3.6%.

Each new variant is more evasive regarding vaccines, treatments and longer term damages.

Posted by Josh Robinson
a resident of Bailey Park
on Mar 20, 2023 at 1:07 pm

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Oh, that is so impressive..but not surprising.

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