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31 Jul 2015, 9:37 am by Michael Simkovic
The Wall Street Journal’s recent story about law-school funded jobs is a good example of the slant that has pervaded its law school coverage for... [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]
16 Apr 2018, 4:31 am by Michael Simkovic
Democrats in Colorado recently voted overwhelmingly to reject public school privatization and deregulation efforts (charter schools). [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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
21 Jun 2017, 7:17 am by Michael Simkovic
Representative Judy Chu (D-CA) (Pasadena) recently introduced H.R. 2526, the Protecting Our Students by Terminating Graduate Rates that Add to Debt (POST GRAD) Act. [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]
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]
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]
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]
12 Jun 2015, 6:00 am by Michael Simkovic
The Department of Education has been overcharging low-risk professional school students for federal student loans (relative to the market rate) while keeping rates low for... [read post]
6 Jan 2020, 5:59 am
Joseph Warburton (Syracuse University) and Michael Simkovic (University of Southern California), on Monday, January 6, 2020 Editor's Note: A. [read post]
31 Jan 2017, 9:42 pm by BrookeFaulkner
Matthews runs through a much more in-depth analysis of this study, conducted by Rutgers Finance and Economics Professor Frank McIntyre and Harvard Law Professor Michael Simkovic. [read post]
5 Mar 2020, 2:23 pm by Michael Simkovic
The Coronavirus has become a media sensation, receiving more press coverage and more general interest than the better known common Flu. [read post]