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6 Apr 2020, 4:00 am by Michael Simkovic
Unemployment increased from 3.5 percent in February to 4.4 percent in March, according to the U.S. [read post]
3 Apr 2020, 12:09 pm by Michael Simkovic
As part of the CARE Act passed in March, the Small Business Administration (SBA) is working with private banks to make several hundred billion dollars... [read post]
31 Mar 2020, 4:30 am by Michael Simkovic
The Access Lex Institute is providing $5 million in total to fund an emergency relief fund for students at each of 200 law schools. [read post]
5 Mar 2020, 2:23 pm by Michael Simkovic
The Coronavirus has become a media sensation, receiving more press coverage and more general interest than the better known common Flu. [read post]
24 Feb 2020, 10:00 am by Paul Caron
Banzhaf, III (George Washington), Godless Liberal Law Professors Are Training Future Lawyers James Lindgren (Northwestern), Christians Denied Law Faculty Jobs May Have A Case Against Law Schools Michael Simkovic USC),... [read post]
18 Feb 2020, 2:00 am by Paul Caron
Michael Simkovic (USC), Biased Budget Scoring And Underinvestment, 166 Tax Notes 757 (Feb. 3, 2020): Empirical studies routinely find evidence that public investments in education, science, and infrastructure have as high or a higher rate of return than private capital invested more broadly, and that such public investments are complementary... [read post]
13 Feb 2020, 8:16 am by Michael Simkovic
Bloomberg reports that Novartis AG, a Swiss Pharmaceutical firm with a Market Capitalization in excess of 220 billion USD and U.S. headquarters in Boston, is... [read post]
29 Jan 2020, 1:42 pm by Steve Bainbridge
Paul Caron reports on research from Jim Lindgren finding that law professors are considerably less religious than the public at large, which hardly seems surprising: Michael Simkovic thinks we... [[ This is a content summary only. [read post]
29 Jan 2020, 5:12 am by Michael Simkovic
A draft judicial ethics advisory opinion would discourage judges and their clerks and staff attorneys from being members of either the conservative/libertarian Federalist Society or... [read post]
28 Jan 2020, 5:00 am by Michael Simkovic
At Taxprof blog, Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine) covers a study by James Lindgren (Northwestern) about the religious beliefs and practices of law professors. [read post]
24 Jan 2020, 9:37 am by Michael Simkovic
From Consumer Reports: "A Trump administration plan to lower automotive mileage targets for future model years that could be approved in a matter of weeks... [read post]
16 Jan 2020, 4:00 am by Michael Simkovic
Professor Lawrence Lessig recently sued The New York Times Company for defamation for incorrectly suggesting in a headline and lede that Lessig advocated soliciting donations... [read post]
15 Jan 2020, 1:15 pm by Michael Simkovic
Pro-market, a blog at the Stigler Center at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, recently published a retrospective by Robert Van Horn discussing... [read post]
6 Jan 2020, 5:59 am
Joseph Warburton (Syracuse University) and Michael Simkovic (University of Southern California), on Monday, January 6, 2020 Editor's Note: A. [read post]
20 Dec 2019, 6:38 pm by Michael Simkovic
Brian Leiter recently noted problems with Elizabeth Olson’s uncritical coverage of “Law School Transparency” (LST) in an article published in Bloomberg. [read post]
17 Dec 2019, 11:22 am by Michael Simkovic
Brian Leiter has an extremely helpful post about things that entry level candidates should think about when they receive a tenure track offer. [read post]
5 Dec 2019, 8:38 am by Michael Simkovic
The Financial Times recently published an excellent profile of Esther Duflo, a French economist who shared the Nobel Prize in Economics with two of her... [read post]
17 Aug 2019, 5:00 am by Michael Simkovic
From an essay I recently published at "The Conversation": "Students can use federal financial aid to attend any college they want, whether public or private.... [read post]