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2 Oct 2021, 10:45 am by Michael Simkovic
Economists, sociologists, and public health researchers have long observed that more highly educated groups tend to be healthier and live longer than those that are... [read post]
19 Jan 2017, 3:00 am by Michael Simkovic
How should researchers make tradeoffs between the costs of data collection, the speed of the analysis, the precision of the measurements, reproducibility by other researchers,... [read post]
24 Jul 2020, 10:00 pm by Michael Simkovic
Steven Diamond and Patricia Cain discuss tradeoffs between online and hybrid legal education during the COVID pandemic and argue in favor of online based on... [read post]
18 May 2018, 1:00 am by Michael Simkovic
I recently wrote about the evolution of economics--and law & economics--from fields that focused on assumptions and priors to fields that emphasizes data, causal inference,... [read post]
24 Aug 2015, 3:30 am by Michael Simkovic
Earlier this month, I charted the overwhelmingly negative press coverage of law schools and the legal profession over the last 5 years and discussed the... [read post]
7 Apr 2015, 3:43 pm by Michael Simkovic
Recently, The New York Times reported on law school and the legal profession based on hard data and peer reviewed research rather than anecdote and... [read post]
21 Aug 2017, 8:17 am by Michael Simkovic
Vanderbilt Tax Professor Herwig Schlunk wants the federal government to tax university endowments, preferably out of existence. [read post]
22 Sep 2020, 11:10 am by Michael Simkovic
A popular narrative is that business school is not worth the time and money, especially outside of a handful of elite programs. [read post]
26 Jul 2016, 10:57 am by Michael Simkovic
In 2015, Professor Benjamin Barton of the University of Tennessee estimated for, and Business Insider that attorneys working in solo practice earn an average... [read post]
14 Dec 2015, 5:25 pm by Michael Simkovic
A recent New York Times editorial attacking law school as “a scam” was widely criticized because of its exaggerations and factual inaccuracies (here and here).... [read post]
7 Mar 2019, 3:14 pm by Michael Simkovic
Inside Higher Education reports that along with an executive order that would politicize federal funding for higher education and scientific research, President Trump may soon... [read post]
6 Apr 2018, 10:44 am by Michael Simkovic
Many alarmist narratives suggest that federal student loans are going to lead to a fiscal crisis for the federal government unless loan limits are capped,... [read post]
9 Apr 2019, 12:45 pm by Michael Simkovic
AccessLex Institute released a new report, Examining Grad PLUS: Value and Cost, showing the primary criticisms of the Grad PLUS loan program—unchecked rises in tuition... [read post]