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Explore the debate and science of Economics.

June 2, 2015

'Nudging' Goes to College

Rachelle Peterson

Higher education should train students to think for themselves, not resort to a pre-set path set by those who seek to manipulate behavior.

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March 18, 2015

Obama's NLRB Pushes Faculty Unionization

George Leef

An economics professor explains why he regards faculty unionization as bad law.

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June 20, 2014

Prager U: The Promise of Free Enterprise

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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March 19, 2014

Articulating a Social Justice Agenda

Daniel Oliver

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

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April 15, 2013

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

Jason Fertig

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

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February 28, 2013

Social Justice and the Economy

William H. Young

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

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February 21, 2013

Social Justice and Capitalism

William H. Young

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

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February 13, 2013

Professors as Independent Contractors

George Leef

What today's academics could learn from Adam Smith.

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