By Felix Salmon
February 12, 2010

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Microlender Accion USA Avoids ‘Antipoverty’ Pitch — American Banker

Online Robbery: Hackers Steal $50,000. Bank Says ‘Tough Luck’ — MoneyWatch

Economists’ Hubris — SSRN

Many Happy Returns: Remittances and their Impact — Immigration Policy

The mother of all bank re-securitisations — Alphaville

The Big Lie About the ‘Life of the Mind’ — Chronicle

The advantage to sailing the open sea: “there’s so much less to bump into” — Smiling Footprints

Comments are the new “to be sure” graf — Gawker

The Tobin Tax gets the Richard Curtis rebranding treatment — Guardian

Iceland hires the one and only Lee Buchheit, of CGSH — AmLaw

Vote for the Dynamite Prize in Economics, for the economists who contributed most to the Global Financial Collapse — RWER

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Since you’ve commented before on the Chicago Parking Meter privatization thought you might be interested in the above. Looks like other municipalities are hiring the same firms who consulted on this project to privatize their own assets.

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