Education

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Government Spending on Colleges in the US Is Higher than in the Countries with "Free" College

EducationTaxes and Spending

Blog04/25/2019

Government spending on higher education is higher in the US than in Switzerland, Germany, or France. But colleges remain expensive here because they focus more on non-educational perks and extras.

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The Student Debt Conundrum

Education

Blog04/20/2019

Given the loose standards and high default rates that plague the student loan machine, the federal government might as well just be handing out credit cards so everyone can buy more stuff with subsidized loans.

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Economic Stratification and College Admission

Education

Blog04/16/2019

The increasing importance of elite higher education is a symptom of "political capitalism" in which success is determined by political connections rather than by the satisfaction of consumer preferences in the marketplace.

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A College "Education" Has Little to do with Education

EducationU.S. HistoryWorld History

Blog03/14/2019

Wealthy Hollywood types, being relentless and cynical social climbers, figured out years ago that college is mostly about social status and certification.

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Capitalism as It Is and as It Is Seen by the Common Man

EducationFree MarketsMedia and Culture

Blog02/11/2019

Even in the heyday of liberalism only a few people had a full grasp of the functioning of the market economy. 

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On Being an Economist

EducationPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog01/22/2019

The economist’s lot is to study a field in which, almost more than any other, human folly displays itself. 

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The School Safety Debacle

EducationMonopoly and Competition

Blog12/24/2018

Since public schools are funded through tax dollars, the schools don't really care if their safety measures are done in a way that treats students with the sort of respect paying customers would likely receive.

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Private Religious Schools Have Long Been Targeted by Governments

EducationU.S. History

Blog12/19/2018

Whether Christian or Jewish, public schools and their allies have long attempted to crush private religious schools. 

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Double Your Gift with the Year-End 2018 Schlarbaum Match

Education

Blog12/03/2018

Gary Schlarbaum is delighted to match your gift now through December 9. 

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The Economist Promoting Austrian Economics in Venezuela

EducationSocialismAustrian Economics Overview

Blog11/20/2018

Dr. Daniel Lahoud has single-handedly introduced hundreds of Venezuelan students to the ideas of Mises and Hayek. 

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