Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Grew up in Iowa, went to school in California, now in the West
Village and loving everything about living in New York. Worked in
finance for a bit, now working on a start-up.
I am fascinated by markets all of kinds: supermarkets, capital
markets, labor markets, emerging online markets and open-air
markets in other countries.
I love to travel and have visited every continent other than
Antartica. Recently returned from a trip across Asia and would
highly recommend Shanghai, Tokyo and Bangkok if you've never been.
(Istanbul, Prague and Barcelona are some of my other favorite
cities). I'm looking forward to checking out Croatia this May but
really I want to figure out a way to visit Myanmar in the near
If you've ever read MarginalRevolution.com you'll understand my
basic outlook on the world.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
surrounding myself with people who are smarter than me
completely embarrassing myself while having a blast on the dance
grown-up intramural kickball (member of the 3x ZogSports champion
team Kick It Nasty) and the less-sober version known as
cooking without measuring cups
functioning on very little sleep (usually with the help of coke
zero or four loko)
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
-- East of Eden (John Steinbeck)
-- The Elusive Quest for Growth (William Easterly)
-- The Undercover Economist (Tim Harford)
-- Factory Girls (Leslie Chang)
-- The Box (Marc Levinson)
-- River Town and Country Driving (Peter Hessler)
-- Beyond the Beautiful Forevers (Katherine Boo)
-- Thank You for Smoking
-- Charlie Wilson's War
-- The Big Lebowski
-- Igby Goes Down
-- Good Will Hunting
-- The Dark Knight
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
how the world works - especially as it relates to technological
change and economic growth.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
drinking and eating delicious ethnic food with a group of friends
before going out in the east or west village.
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