Economics

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Prager U: The Promise of Free Enterprise

Jun 20, 2014 by Jason Fertig |

Arthur Brooks of the American Enterprise Institute asserts that happiness through earned success can be achieved only in a system of free enterprise.

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Stanford Divests—and Entangles Itself

May 28, 2014 by Peter Wood |

Divestment isn't about stocks; it's about souls.

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Articulating a Social Justice Agenda

Mar 19, 2014 by Daniel Oliver |

Arthur Brooks tries to add a new layer of varnish to efforts to define social justice. 

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What Does “Sustainability” Cost?

Jul 10, 2013 by Rachelle DeJong |

Middlebury College goes green...and its budget goes red.

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Ask a Scholar: Does the Easy Use of Credit Bid Up the Price of Household Cost?

Apr 15, 2013 by Jason Fertig |

Jason Fertig responds to an inquiry regarding the easy use of credit in household economic calculations.

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Social Justice and the Economy

Feb 28, 2013 by William H. Young |

William Young explores the probable economic impact of redistributionist social justice policies.

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Social Justice and Capitalism

Feb 21, 2013 by William H. Young |

William Young contrasts the fundamental principles of capitalism with the tenets of academic social justice.

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Professors as Independent Contractors

Feb 13, 2013 by George Leef |

What today's academics could learn from Adam Smith.

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Social Justice and the Academy

Jan 31, 2013 by William H. Young |

William Young discusses the growth of "social justice" curricula in the American academy.

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Class Warfare on the Left

Jan 17, 2013 by William H. Young |

William Young examines the embrace of class warfare by many academics and public policy advocates.

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Winning Public Support

Dec 20, 2012 by William H. Young |

William Young examines ongoing policy debates over taxation and public perception.

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Taxing Small Business

Dec 13, 2012 by William H. Young |

William Young examines the probable impact of proposed new tax policies affecting small businesses.

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Democratic Engagement and Governance: Part II

Nov 29, 2012 by William H. Young |

William Young concludes an examination of the unfolding civic engagement initiatives by higher educational institutions.

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Prager U: Free Market Morality

Nov 13, 2012 by Jason Fertig |

Is the free market morally superior or inferior to other economic systems?

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Capitalism and Governance

Nov 08, 2012 by William H. Young |

William Young discusses the relationship between governmental regulation and economic growth.

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