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1 Jun 2007, 10:06 pm
Economist Glen Whitman has two excellent posts criticizing libertarian paternalism, here and here. [read post]
18 Apr 2008, 5:27 am
Rizzo and Douglas Glen Whitman (New York University - Department of Economics and California State University, Northridge - Department of Economics) have posted Little Brother is Watching You: New Paternalism on the Slippery Slopes on SSRN. [read post]
10 Mar 2008, 1:03 pm
(but not of most other things) -- a fun puzzle from Glen Whitman (Agoraphilia).... [read post]
26 Sep 2007, 2:09 pm
Economist Glen Whitman has a good post criticizing one of my own pet peeves: public restroom hand dryers. [read post]
11 Jan 2008, 2:01 pm
Glen Whitman, "Rightwatch", and [read post]
5 Apr 2010, 10:40 am by Eugene Volokh
Glen Whitman writes about this — as well as about slippery slopes — in Cato Unbound. [read post]
11 Apr 2010, 5:37 pm by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) Cato Unbound has an ongoing discussion on behavioral economics and regulatory policy this month, featuring Glen Whitman, Richard Thaler, and Jonathan Klick (with one more to come by Shane Frederick).  [read post]
5 Nov 2009, 9:59 pm
In this interesting new article, economist Mario Rizzo and legal scholar Glen Whitman argue that new paternalist policies are vulnerable to slippery slopes that will extend them far beyond the areas where they might be genuinely need to correct consumer errors. [read post]
31 Oct 2014, 4:39 pm
I recently put up a guest post at the website of Economics of The Undead, the recent book edited by economists Glen Whitman and James Dow. [read post]
30 Mar 2008, 5:24 pm
Via Marginal Revolution, this is from economist Glen Whitman:If backward time travel is also somehow possible, maybe firms in the future will choose to outsource some of their operations to the past, locating their manufacturing and other services in lower-wage time periods. [read post]
27 Dec 2016, 5:44 am by Eugene Volokh
My friend Glen Whitman posted this to his Facebook page, and I thought it very funny. [read post]
22 Jul 2014, 10:34 am
io9 contributor Greta Christina, after re-watching the second season of “Buffy the Vampire” Slayer, raises serious questions about the ethics of vampire-slaying. [read post]
7 Nov 2014, 7:05 am
My talk will draw on themes from my chapter on the portrayal of political ignorance in vampire and zombie stories, in the recently published Economics of the Undead: Zombies, Vampires, and the Dismal Science (edited by Glen Whitman and James Dow). [read post]
10 Jul 2014, 8:20 am
But the newly published Economics of the Undead: Zombies, Vampires, and the Dismal Science, edited by law and economics scholars Glen Whitman and James Dow, is changing all that. [read post]
28 May 2019, 3:44 pm by Ed Driscoll
I’ve linked here before to a 2013 video by Holocaust education advocate Rhonda Fink-Whitman, interviewing depressingly clueless incoming freshmen (hope that f-bomb isn’t too triggering) at several Philadelphia-area colleges, but I had no idea that number had been quantified, but as the Washington Post reported last year, “Holocaust study: Two-thirds of millennials don’t know what Auschwitz is. [read post]