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18 Jul 2018, 3:48 am by Michael Simkovic
Ellen Shell, a journalism professor at Boston University, recently wrote an article for the New York Times arguing that while higher education confers vitally important... [read post]
18 Jul 2018, 3:48 am by Michael Simkovic
Ellen Shell, a journalism professor at Boston University, recently wrote an article for the New York Times arguing that while higher education confers vitally important... [read post]
16 Jul 2018, 10:00 am by Paul Caron
Be Careful What You Wish For (July 14, 2018) Michael Simkovic (USC), How Secure Is Tenure? [read post]
13 Jul 2018, 1:06 pm by Michael Simkovic
Colleges and universities typically pay educated professionals a fraction of what similar individuals earn in the private sector (typically around 60 to 80 cents on... [read post]
13 Jul 2018, 1:06 pm by Michael Simkovic
Colleges and universities typically pay educated professionals a fraction of what similar individuals earn in the private sector (typically around 60 to 80 cents on... [read post]
11 Jun 2018, 3:00 am by Michael Simkovic
The Department of Education's failures to safeguard student data against leaks have led to repeated Congressional hearings over the last few years. [read post]
9 Jun 2018, 6:00 am by Paul Caron
Michael Simkovic (USC), Should Law Schools Pressure Their Students to Go Into Low Paid, Thankless Public Service Jobs? [read post]
5 Jun 2018, 1:53 am by Michael Simkovic
A recent report by a Harvard law school alumnus, Pete Davis, points out that law schools like Harvard serve the interests of wealthy elites by... [read post]
28 May 2018, 1:00 am by Michael Simkovic
The Goldwater-Koch legislation is profoundly hostile to the vision of universities as special institutions—places of learning, of the pursuit of knowledge for the betterment of society, of refinement and culture. [read post]
24 May 2018, 5:57 pm by Michael Simkovic
Following up on my previous post, A well-organized campaign to bait, discredit, and take over universities is exploiting students and manipulating the public "The purpose... [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]
17 May 2018, 4:47 am by Michael Simkovic
Following up on my previous post, When do donor influence and ideology undermine academic integrity? [read post]
16 May 2018, 4:38 am by David E. Bernstein
Over at Leiter, Professor Michael Simkovic has a lengthy post about the recent controversy over lapsed funding agreements between the Koch Foundation and George Mason's Economics Department. [read post]
14 May 2018, 6:02 am by Michael Simkovic
Key takeaways Universities face serious threats to academic freedom from outside pressure groups Some Donors have made demands that can undermine university provision of unbiased,... [read post]
1 May 2018, 10:00 am by Paul Caron
Following up on my previous post, Conservative Law Prof Heckled by CUNY Protestors: Michael Simkovic (USC), A Well-Organized Campaign to Bait, Discredit, and Take Over Universities Is Exploiting Students and Manipulating the Public: Key takeaways: Many lectures about “free speech” are not really about “free speech,” but rather are intended... [read post]
1 May 2018, 3:32 am by SHG
As for Michael Simkovic, you’re a disgrace. [read post]
30 Apr 2018, 7:53 pm by Rick Hills
Michael Simkovic has a blog post describing and denouncing a plot by “a network of organizations funded by wealthy conservatives and libertarians including the Koch Brothers” to discredit universities. [read post]