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5 May 2014, 8:01 am by Brian Leiter
The distinguished economist had a profound impact as well on legal scholarship, including the work of many of my colleagues (he also, in recent years,... [read post]
4 Feb 2008, 7:50 am
by Jeff Sovern The Becker-Posner Blog, written by Law and Economics Guru Richard Posner and the Nobel Prize-winning economist Gary Becker, always offers interesting commentary. [read post]
11 Nov 2008, 3:16 pm
His co-blogger, Gary Becker, counters that if there’s a silver lining, then it’s awfully thin. [read post]
13 Sep 2007, 3:02 pm
On nonregulation:  Gary Becker and Richard Posner consider pollution in China: Posner says we need to pay the Chinese off, Becker says there's nothing to worry about. [read post]
12 Apr 2010, 4:35 am by Peter M. LaSorsa
The administrative assistance to former Mayor Gary Becker’s will receive $50,000 to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit she filed. [read post]
15 Aug 2007, 12:01 am
Even though divorce rates are declining over all, as far back as 1977 the economist Gary Becker showed that couples experiencing any unexpected, drastic rise in net worth are at risk of divorce. [read post]
8 Apr 2012, 10:24 pm by Josh Wright
Fruit trees in a number of cities, including San Francisco, are prevented from bearing fruit in the name of “protecting” pedestrians from slip and falls and keeping away insects and vermin. [read post]
21 Mar 2009, 6:11 am
Gary Becker and Kevin Murphy:Capitalism has been wounded by the global recession, which unfortunately will get worse before it gets better. [read post]
2 Sep 2011, 4:53 am by Jonathan H. Adler
Adler) Nobel-laureate economist Gary Becker provides a useful reminder that the existence of widespread “market failures,” such as those that contributed to the financial collapse and subsequent recession, does not by itself justify government intervention. [read post]
19 Jan 2009, 1:14 pm
1-19-2009 Wisconsin: How law enforcement officers catch Internet predators On Thursday, Racine Mayor Gary Becker joined hundreds of other suspected child predators who have been charged with attempted sexual assault of a child following an online sting operation by state agents. [read post]
19 Jun 2013, 9:11 am by David Lat
Continue reading »Follow Above the Law on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook.Tags: Anonymous Partner, Becker & Poliakoff, Biglaw, Capital Calls, Communication, Compensation, Ed Reeser, Edwin Reeser, Florida, Gary Rosen, Julie Kay, Management, Managing Partners, Money, Partner Compensation, Partner Issues, Partner Profits, Profits, Profits Per Partner     [read post]
28 Jan 2009, 7:18 am
The University of Chicago's Gary Becker, another Nobel laureate, warns that 'the true value of these government programs may be limited because they will be put together hastily, and are likely to contain a lot of political pork and other inefficiencies.'""In the end, this near-depression is likely to be a transformative event for macroeconomics. [read post]
5 Jan 2013, 7:04 pm by CrimProf BlogEditor
Ilya Somin at The Volokh Conspiracy excerpts this column from The Wall Street Journal. [read post]
2 Feb 2014, 6:20 am by Kim Krawiec
In my last few posts, I’ve been discussing the controversy generated by Gary Becker and Julio Elias’s recent essay advocating for kidney markets, Cash for Kidneys: The Case for a Market for Organs. [read post]
19 Jan 2009, 1:20 pm
  And I'm willing to bet, since it's all done by police, and not some wanna-be vigilante group, most cases hold up in court, unlike PJ's. 01/17/2009 By Marci Laehr Tenuta - Journal Times How law enforcement officers catch Internet predators On Thursday, Racine Mayor Gary Becker joined... [read post]
13 Oct 2008, 10:08 am
" if they will refrain from saying, "Nobel Prize winner [Gary Becker, Milton Friedman, James Buchanan, fill in the blanks at will] pointed out [in some commentary not organically connected to the work for which the named person received the prize] that ... [read post]
20 Jan 2014, 3:05 pm by Kim Krawiec
In this weekend’s Wall Street Journal, Gary Becker and Julio Elias have an essay, Cash for Kidneys: The Case for a Market for Organs, in which they argue that paying donors for their organs would eliminate the supply-demand gap without greatly increasing the cost of a kidney transplant. [read post]