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Economic Wisdom From Harvard

Education

Blog03/11/2017
And from that rarity, a Republican Harvard economist.

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We Need Hope

EducationStrategyWorld History

Blog02/22/2017
Just taking a moment to be cheerful is a powerful remedy from the misery of politics: in fact, such simple resistance is an almost revolutionary act.

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Will Republicans End the Department of Education? Not Likely.

EducationTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog02/08/2017
If the Bush years are an indication, there's little danger of seeing any GOP-led cuts to the Dept. of Education.

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Universities and Innovation

EducationEntrepreneurship

Blog02/08/2017
Theory and evidence suggest that government attempts to stimulate entrepreneurship and innovation are unlikely to be successful — for many reasons.

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The Political Left’s Shmoo Theory of Education

EducationMedia and CultureStrategy

Blog12/29/2016

The bias in favor of "education" is a bias in favor of the opinions of the intellectual classes: it is a devotion to the status quo.

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Auburn Feature on Wall Street Journal

EducationFree MarketsU.S. Economy

Blog12/13/2016

Auburn, Alabama, is featured on the front cover of today's Wall Street Journal. I was interviewed extensively for the story, but was not mentioned. The story is about the relationship between the state university and increased manufacturing jobs.

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Secede from the Centrally Planned School System

EducationPolitical Theory

Blog11/22/2016

The centralization of education is rooted in the idea that education must be provided by the government — and not purchased in the marketplace.

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How to Make Higher Education Affordable

EducationPolitical Theory

Blog11/06/2016

Ending the taxpayer-funded gravy train for colleges will force them to cater to students instead of to the special interests that now control them.

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How We Lost Economics

EducationStrategy

Blog10/13/2016

We allowed economics to be lost when we decided it was too complicated and too technical for intelligent laypeople to understand.

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