So I'm At The AEA Conference In Chicago

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  1. Razerwire

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    AEA=American Economics Association. Apparently it's been around since 1885. They have an annual conference each year where academics and consulting alike show up, have a conference, and hold interviews on the side to hire grad students/etc.

    I've always thought economists were about efficiency. But what I've realized so far? Economists are some of the most innefficient people I've ever seen.
     
  2. Wreckgar

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    Why do you think the economy sucks?
     
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    Almost any type of gathering like that is a model of inefficiency.
     
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    I hope they at least have cake.
     
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    Because they're all at one place at one time right now? :lol 
    Indeed it is.
    Nope. No cake. Just a bunch of bad suits.
     
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    It does?
     
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    Usually any business functions I attend outside of work include copious amounts of alcohol.
     
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    There's a bar downstairs with free drinks at the manager's reception every night!

    Too bad I can't drink. :( 
     
  9. Motor_Master

    Motor_Master Lets the balls touch TFW2005 Supporter

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    So what are you doing all day while Viv is out trying to find a job after she graduates?
     
  10. Razerwire

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    I am running around with her. Basically being a personal assistant. :lol 

    But once she enters the interview I go out and do a little sightseeing since I can't help her with the interviews short of going in there with a gun and telling them to give her a job. :lol 
     
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    Some what the same for me, but it can either be outside or during the working hours.
     

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