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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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
12 Sep 2012, 8:58 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) The Colorado Supreme Court rejected Ward Churchill’s appeal to be reinstated as a professor on an immunity theory. [read post]
8 Jun 2011, 12:58 pm by Peter Vodola
Professor Todd Zywicki has provided some interesting and sometimes provocative commentary on the pay-day lending business, and today he highlights the need for more legal scholarship on the subject. [read post]
15 Oct 2010, 11:59 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) Marty Robins has a nice column summing up the case against a foreclosure moratorium in light of the foreclosure documentation fiasco. [read post]
19 Nov 2007, 12:51 am
  Todd Zywicki and Don Boudreaux use superlative language to describe it -- "Probably no more than a half-dozen books have singly influenced my thinking as much as has Harold Berman's 1983 classic. [read post]
20 Feb 2012, 4:39 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) The Bill of Rights Institute and Fantasy SCOTUS have combined to design a new Fantasy SCOTUS program aimed at high school teachers and students. [read post]