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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]
22 Jul 2009, 3:57 pm
Here’s a great post from Glen Whitman on libertarian paternalism as applied to mortgages and the housing market. [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]
7 Apr 2010, 7:05 am by Josh Wright
The excellent lead essay is from Glen Whitman, with responses planned from Richard Thaler, Jonathan Klick and Shane Frederick.  [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]
2 Feb 2007, 11:20 am
  Two very good economists who think about these problems quite a bit, Mario Rizzo (NYU) and Glen Whitman (Agoraphilia, CSUN), have posted their paper “Paternalist Slopes.”   I had the pleasure of meeting Rizzo and Whitman at the New York University Journal of Law and Liberty Symposium on Behavioral Economics and Classical Liberalism where they were discussing this paper. [read post]
10 Apr 2010, 8:02 am by Josh Wright
Jonathan Klick (Penn) is next up in the Cato Unbound forum on libertarian paternalism featuring entries from Glen Whitman and Richard Thaler (and one from Shane Frederick coming).  [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]
25 Apr 2010, 8:15 am by Josh Wright
Two weeks ago I highlighted the promising looking Cato Unbound forum on the new paternalism kicked off by Glen Whitman, with follow up posts and responses from the King (or co-King along with Cass Sunstein) of Nudge, Richard Thaler, along with Jonathan Klick and Shane Frederick.  [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]