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13 Jun 2019, 4:00 am by Paul Caron
Panel #1 David Gamage (Indiana-Maurer), Wealth Taxation for the Super Rich Commentator: David Hasen (Florida) Michael Simkovic (USC), Wealth Taxes Commentator: Miranda Perry Fleischer (San Diego) Miranda Perry Fleischer (San Diego), Taxing Old Money Commentator: Darien Shanske (UC-Davis) Panel #2 David Hasen (Florida), Inequality and Spending Commentator: Michael Simkovic (USC)... [read post]
3 Jun 2019, 11:43 am by Michael Simkovic
In a recent Wall Street Journal op-ed, Professor Philip Hamburger of Columbia calls on the federal government to impose restrictions on access to student loans... [read post]
18 Apr 2019, 8:33 pm by Michael Simkovic
In the United States, both Democratic and Republican politicians sometimes attempt to bolster their populist credibility by going after easy targets--attacking pharma companies, or doctors,... [read post]
10 Apr 2019, 5:00 am by Michael Simkovic
A rigorous new study by Ghazala Azmat and Rosa Ferrer finds that much of the difference in employment outcomes between male and female law firm... [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]
22 Mar 2019, 2:11 pm by Michael Simkovic
The advocacy group UnKoch my campus, which seeks to promote academic freedom and integrity by limiting donor control over university research, has sued George Mason... [read post]
22 Mar 2019, 2:05 pm by Andrew Koppelman
Michael Simkovic arguesthat the invitation to ADF was beyond the pale because it “has been identified by mainstream media organizations and the Southern Poverty Law Center as a hate group because—unlike some religious groups that have misgivings about the theological acceptability of homosexual acts—this group has advocated for criminal prosecution of homosexuals by secular authorities at least as recently as 2013. [read post]
17 Mar 2019, 6:00 am by Paul Caron
.: Michael Simkovic (USC), At Yale, the Federalist Society Loses Friends and Alienates People: Although most Christians—especially young and highly educated Christians—favor greater acceptance of gays, a leader of the Federalist... [read post]
14 Mar 2019, 5:00 am by Michael Simkovic
Yale’s Federalist Society provided a platform on campus to an anti-gay group which has been identified by mainstream media organizations and the Southern Poverty Law... [read post]
12 Mar 2019, 5:00 am by Michael Simkovic
NPR reports that the Trump administration has proposed a meager one-time increase in funding for childcare / early career eduction equal to approximately 0.0045 percent... [read post]
10 Mar 2019, 11:03 am by Michael Simkovic
A recent article in the Quarterly Journal of Economics (the leading journal in economics) finds evidence that early investments in education in the 1600s through... [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]
2 Mar 2019, 9:14 pm by Michael Simkovic
A "recruiter" for a far-right group that maintains a "Professor Watchlist" was recently punched in the face while using slogans about "hate crime hoaxes" to... [read post]
26 Feb 2019, 2:00 am by Paul Caron
Michael Simkovic (USC), After Paying Ultra-High Net Worth Wealth Taxes, How Much Would Billionaires Have Left to Live On? [read post]
24 Feb 2019, 8:00 am by Paul Caron
Following up on my previous posts: NY Times op-ed, Abolish Billionaires: 'Kneecapping The Wealthiest Among Us' Michael Simkovic (USC), Billionaire Taxes New York Times op-ed: Don’t Abolish Billionaires, by Will Wilkinson: Billionaires are in notably bad odor with many people on the left. [read post]
23 Feb 2019, 8:43 pm by Michael Simkovic
A fascinating, albeit intemperate and sensationalist, perspective on the history of conservative activism on college campuses is available here. [read post]