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17 Nov 2017, 4:06 am by Michael Simkovic
Following up on my previous post, Republican Tax Hikes Target Education, Erin Rousseau, a neuroscience graduate student at MIT, writes in the New York Times:... [read post]
6 Nov 2017, 4:45 am by Michael Simkovic
The draft tax plan unveiled last week by House Republicans targets students and educational institutions for tax increases. [read post]
29 Sep 2017, 12:32 am by Paul Caron
Michael Simkovic (USC), The Law School Monopoly Myth: It is often assumed that the only way to become a lawyer is to attend an ABA-approved law school. [read post]
25 Sep 2017, 5:00 am by Michael Simkovic
It is often assumed that the only way to become a lawyer is to attend an ABA-approved law school. [read post]
20 Sep 2017, 6:45 am by Derek T. Muller
In the slightly longer term, it will benefit students who scored less than a 139 and on repeat have a much higher chance of securing a 139 than a 144.About 700 to 800 (or potentially even more, depending on the volume of test-takers) extra attorneys into the system per July, and some smaller number of extra attorneys per February, should slowly exert changes to attorney prices in California, as Professor Michael Simkovic has reasoned. [read post]
18 Sep 2017, 4:00 am by Paul Caron
Frank McIntyre (Rutgers) & Michael Simkovic (USC), Are Law Degrees as Valuable to Minorities? [read post]
9 Sep 2017, 5:42 am by Michael Simkovic
The powerful Washington D.C. think tank New America Foundation, which has ties to the technology, finance, and aerospace industries, recently fired a researcher within days... [read post]
25 Aug 2017, 6:19 pm by Michael Simkovic
Professor Henderson finds that: "CEOs with legal expertise are effective at managing litigation risk by, in part, setting more risk-averse firm policies. [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]
31 Jul 2017, 7:29 pm by Michael Simkovic
California is an extreme outlier in the extent to which it restricts entry into the legal profession compared to other U.S. jurisdictions. [read post]
24 Jul 2017, 10:00 am by Paul Caron
Following up on my previous post (links below): Michael Simkovic (USC), Is California’s Bar Examination Minimum Passing Score Anti-competitive? [read post]
23 Jul 2017, 12:05 pm by Paul Caron
Frank McIntyre (Rutgers) & Michael Simkovic (USC), Timing Law School: We investigate whether economic conditions at labor market entry predict long-term differences in law graduate earnings. [read post]
18 Jul 2017, 3:00 am by Michael Simkovic
Occupational licensing regimes can help markets function when those markets suffer from what Economist George Akerlof coined a “lemons” problem. [read post]
5 Jul 2017, 4:19 am by Michael Simkovic
The Wall Street Journal closed several of its blogs on Monday, including its Law Blog. [read post]
23 Jun 2017, 6:46 am by Michael Simkovic
Douglas County in rural Oregon recently shut its last public library rather than increase property taxes by around $6 per month per household. [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]
7 May 2017, 5:47 am by Michael Simkovic
Every 6 to 7 years, professors are offered one semester or one year without teaching or administrative duties. [read post]