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4 May 2014, 2:12 pm by Steve Bainbridge
Reports are that the great economist Gary Becker has passed away. [read post]
4 May 2014, 10:17 am by Brian Hollar
Nobel Prize winning economist Gary Becker has passed away. [read post]
17 Jun 2010, 6:45 am by immigrationprof
Nobel Laureate and economist Gary Becker, who regularly regularly blogs on immigration with Judge Richard Posner, today will deliver the annual memorial Hayek Lecture in London. [read post]
4 May 2014, 4:06 pm
I extend condolences to Gary Becker’s family and colleagues. [read post]
4 May 2014, 6:16 pm
"Gary Becker did pathbreaking work on numerous issues, including the economics of discrimination, criminal behavior, the family, and the dynamics of political interest groups. [read post]
6 Aug 2008, 10:55 am
Over at the Becker-Posner Blog, Gary Becker (Chicago) and Judge Richard Posner debate the wisdom of government regulation of fast food, such as New York City's requirement that calories be posted on menus (prior posts here and here). [read post]
3 Aug 2009, 5:13 am
Judge Richard Posner and Professor Gary Becker address health reform and obesity in this week's blog posts. - SBS [read post]
26 Jun 2006, 8:36 pm
Over at the Becker-Posner blog, Gary Becker says:it is obvious that the present system of farm subsidies in rich nations is a lightening rod for conflict in trade talks with third world countries, while they help their own farmers in highly inefficient ways. [read post]
22 Oct 2007, 5:14 am
Over at the Becker-Posner Blog, Professor Gary Becker and Judge Richard Posner have an interesting commentary on third party liability. [read post]
29 Jan 2008, 3:15 am
Richard Posner and Gary Becker debate Why Are Tax Burdens So Different in Different Developed Countries? [read post]
27 Feb 2008, 12:25 am
Gary Becker and Richard Posner debate Senator Grassley's concerns about the rising college tuition in the face of burgeoning college and university endowments: Becker: I do not deny that colleges invite criticism when they increase tuition while their endowments are... [read post]
24 Sep 2007, 10:28 am
Gary Becker criticizes calls calls for drafting all 18 year olds to serve in either the military or some civilian alternative as a tax, and a bad one:[C]ompulsory service is a tax on those serving that has many of the... [read post]
16 Dec 2008, 12:12 am
Richard Posner and Gary Becker have interesting posts debating the auto bailout. [read post]
27 Nov 2007, 11:30 am
Gary Becker: All the rich countries are successful in raising sizable amounts of revenue from taxes with only a rather little tax evasion. [read post]
30 Dec 2007, 9:26 pm
Richard Posner and Gary Becker discuss the recent paper by Neal Gross (Harvard University, Department of Sociology) & Solon Simmons (George Mason University, Department of Sociology), The Social and Political Views of American Professors: Posner: 44 percent of professors are... [read post]