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3 Aug 2021, 9:55 am by Michael Simkovic
In 2010 to 2013, the Wall Street Journal effectively blamed law schools for the economic fallout of the financial crisis and the Great Recession. [read post]
16 Mar 2016, 4:10 am by Michael Simkovic
Statistician and data visualization expert Hans Rosling recently took the media to task for misleading readers and viewers using unrepresentative anecdotes and ignoring contradictory data.... [read post]
2 Nov 2023, 2:00 am by Michael Simkovic
On average, real pay for law professors has plummeted in the last 10 years by 24 percent.* A large decline in real terms is also... [read post]
2 May 2022, 5:00 am by Michael Simkovic
Troy McKenzie, a highly regarded bankruptcy and civil procedure scholar, was recently appointed as the new Dean of NYU School of Law. [read post]
14 Dec 2015, 10:01 pm by Michael Simkovic
In the era of Google Maps, instant language translation, and digital music libraries, law students still spend countless hours flipping pages to find the right... [read post]
6 Apr 2020, 4:00 am by Michael Simkovic
Unemployment increased from 3.5 percent in February to 4.4 percent in March, according to the U.S. [read post]
27 Jan 2016, 11:22 am by Daniel Shaviro
Based admittedly on just superficial inquiry, Simkovic's work on these issues strikes me as plausible and well-reasoned, but I admittedly don't know enough to form a definite opinion.In reading The Knowledge Tax for our session, I thought it reasonable to accept the empirical conclusions for argument's sake (which again, is not to suggest skepticism about them), because the main issue presented by the paper concerns their further implications. [read post]
18 Jan 2017, 4:19 am by Carole Silver
        While the scope of Simkovic’s analysis surely includes some LLM graduates, it also undoubtedly includes many people who were never international students in any field, much less international LLM students. [read post]
28 Jan 2020, 5:00 am by Michael Simkovic
At Taxprof blog, Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine) covers a study by James Lindgren (Northwestern) about the religious beliefs and practices of law professors. [read post]
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]
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]
5 Dec 2019, 8:38 am by Michael Simkovic
The Financial Times recently published an excellent profile of Esther Duflo, a French economist who shared the Nobel Prize in Economics with two of her... [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]
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]
5 Mar 2016, 12:51 pm by Michael Simkovic
That’s the question Frank McIntyre and I try to answer in Value of a law degree by College Major. [read post]
19 Sep 2020, 9:39 am by Michael Simkovic
In the NY Review of Books (recently republished online): Nazism was so horrifying and so barbaric that for many people in nations where authoritarianism is... [read post]