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14 Jan 2009, 10:06 pm
Mayor Gary Becker was arrested late Tuesday at a shopping mall in Brookfield, a Milwaukee suburb. [read post]
8 Mar 2010, 10:40 am
3-8-2010 Wisconsin:The judge who sent Gary Becker to prison hopes the Department of Corrections will place the former mayor in sex offender treatment programs.If the DOC does, he will spend between four months and three years in therapy sessions, counseling and doing homework designed to help him recognize and address unhealthy sexual behavior.Becker was sent to prison Thursday evening, to start [read post]
26 Nov 2010, 10:35 am by Josh Wright
Nobel Laureate economist Gary Becker’s decision tree (HT: Freakonomics, from the new illustrated SuperFreakonomics): Filed under: economics [read post]
14 Aug 2008, 6:16 pm
For publication opinions today (2): In Gary Becker v. [read post]
2 Jan 2010, 11:56 am by Paul Caron
List here: Gary Becker (Chicago) Martin Feldstein (Harvard) Greg Mankiw (Harvard) Jeff Miron (Harvard) Ed Prescott (Arizona State) [read post]
22 Mar 2008, 3:49 pm
He writes: An important foundation of the philosophy behind the arguments for private enterprise, free economies, and free societies more generally, is that these societies rely on and require individual decision-making and responsibility. [read post]
19 May 2011, 4:23 pm by Josh Sturtevant
Those interested in how the government subsidizes various factions of the energy sector in the US could do a lot worse than reading Gary Becker's concise piece on the topic on The Becker-Posner Blog. [read post]
19 Jul 2014, 11:00 am by Family Law
The old theory, associated with University of Chicago Nobel laureate, Gary Becker, is that people marry for the same reason that nations trade... [read post]
13 Oct 2008, 2:06 pm
TAXPROF: Hundreds of economists (including Nobel Prize winners Gary Becker, James Buchanan, Robert Mundell, Edward Prescott, and Vernon Smith) have signed letters opposing Barack Obama's economic and tax plans. [read post]
6 Sep 2007, 9:09 pm
Nobel Prize-winning economist Gary Becker has a fascinating post on Israel's kibbutzim. [read post]
15 Aug 2006, 7:26 pm
Ronald Coase is conventionally described at the Father of Law and Economics, sometimes along with Aaron Director, Gary Becker, and Guido Calabresi. [read post]
27 Apr 2008, 11:01 pm
Putting aside for the moment airline industry's seemingly intractable financial problems, lousy airline service has become such an issue that even Judge Posner and Gary Becker are trying to figure out what to do about it. [read post]
27 Jun 2007, 9:17 am
Gary Becker and Richard Posner consider whether calls for increased regulation of subprime mortgage loans will do more harm than good. [read post]
11 Jun 2012, 1:35 am by Paul Caron
Giants such as Milton Friedman, Gary Becker, Robert Lucas, and Eugene... [read post]
13 Oct 2008, 10:27 am
Hundreds of economists (including Nobel Prize winners Gary Becker, James Buchanan, Robert Mundell, Edward Prescott, and Vernon Smith) have signed letters opposing Barack Obama's economic and tax plans (here, here, and here): We are equally concerned with his proposals to... [read post]