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8 Nov 2010, 12:02 pm by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) I’ve done a two-part podcast at Kosmos Online, the new social/intellectual network of the Institute for Humane Studies. [read post]
21 Aug 2012, 9:07 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) I have a piece at on the recent credit card antitrust settlement, “Consumers Are The Winners In The Visa/Mastercard Antitrust Settlement. [read post]
30 Jul 2012, 1:05 pm by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) Harvey Silverglate, my favorite criminal defense lawyer and champion of civil liberties, has another broadside against the DOJ at When one steps back and takes in a broader view than Juszkiewicz allowed himself to see, it is apparent that the problem is not just a war against capitalism. [read post]
3 Nov 2010, 11:25 pm by J.W. Verret
Todd Zywicki to participate in a conference on The Constitution in the Financial Crisis organized by the Stanford Constitutional Law Center. [read post]
19 Oct 2011, 8:12 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) Jon Huntsman asks the right question in the WSJ today:More than three years after the crisis and the accompanying bailouts, the six largest American financial institutions are significantly bigger than they were before the crisis, having been encouraged to snap up Bear Stearns and other competitors at bargain prices. [read post]
2 Sep 2010, 1:06 pm by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) According to Jane Mayer, this makes him a corporate tool: I was the main speaker of the night at a fancy dinner. [read post]
26 Jul 2007, 6:49 pm
In a Washington Times editorial today, Professors Todd Zywicki and Gail Heriot wrote an op-ed entitled "Junk Social Science Index" in which they criticized the testimony of Professor Elizabeth Warren and Dr. [read post]
9 May 2011, 6:23 pm by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) An interesting article from the Silicon Valley Mercury News on people using the bankruptcy code to strip-off completely underwater second mortgages. [read post]
13 Sep 2010, 11:44 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) I’ve posted a new essay on “Common Law and Economic Efficiency” that surveys the long debate over the “efficiency of the common law” hypothesis. [read post]
15 May 2012, 7:30 am by Ilya Somin
(Ilya Somin) As some of our readers know, co-blogger Todd Zywicki and I are co-editors of the Supreme Court Economic Review, a peer-review publication that is one of the country’s top-rated law and economics journals. [read post]
27 Oct 2010, 12:19 pm by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) Congratulations to the Mercatus Center for its recent recognition with a Templeton Freedom Award for its Financial Markets Working Group (of which I am one of many affiliated scholars). [read post]
29 Dec 2010, 8:35 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) So says Richard Epstein in today’s Washington Times. [read post]
8 Sep 2012, 4:05 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) Honduras has reached formal agreement that will allow private investors to begin building three privately-run cities in Honduras. [read post]
30 Mar 2012, 2:17 pm by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) There’s an op-ed by Elizabeth Warren and other former COP-TARP members in today’s WaPo criticizing the preferential tax treatment given to AIG as part of the bailouts. [read post]
11 Apr 2010, 5:37 pm by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) Cato Unbound has an ongoing discussion on behavioral economics and regulatory policy this month, featuring Glen Whitman, Richard Thaler, and Jonathan Klick (with one more to come by Shane Frederick). [read post]
9 Jan 2011, 9:10 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) While mocking the decision to read the Constitution in Congress the Wa Po’s Dana Milbank inadvertently lends support for those who believe it was a useful exercise:In fact, there is only one version of the Constitution — and it wasn’t what the lawmakers read aloud. [read post]
24 Oct 2011, 9:17 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) According to a Bloomberg story:About 30 percent of U.S. consumers said they’d leave their banks over fees for using their debit cards, according to a survey by the Research Intelligence Group.About 43 percent said they’d switch to paying with cash or credit cards if their bank implemented charges; 13 percent said they’d pay the fee if it was “reasonable,” according to the survey released last week by the consulting and market-strategy… [read post]
19 Sep 2008, 12:21 pm
Todd Zywicki: One interesting aspect of the recent government bailouts has been the complete irrelevance of Congress. [read post]
13 Sep 2012, 9:48 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) Now even the Washington Post is turning on the Chevy Volt. [read post]
13 Jun 2012, 9:48 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) I have just released this morning a new paper co-authored with James Sherk of the Heritage Foundation, “Auto Bailout or UAW Bailout? [read post]