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27 May 2011, 12:18 pm by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) Greg Lukianoff has more on the federal government’s new Office for Civil Rights regulations on sexual harassment. [read post]
14 Oct 2010, 6:55 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) I’ll be heading to New York tomorrow to be filmed for John Stossel’s great show on Fox Business. [read post]
29 Oct 2012, 9:02 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) That’s the headline in the WSJ today as Ford finishes up its plan that began in 2006 to turnaround the company. [read post]
26 Oct 2010, 8:46 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) This is a few days old but I just came across it. [read post]
7 Aug 2010, 8:35 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) Dan Schmutter weighs in on the future of New Jersey’s strict gun control laws in the wake of McDonald. [read post]
14 Oct 2015, 2:05 pm by Gary W. Becker
Becker A new article by Todd Zywicki for the Mercatus Center at George Mason University urges the CFPB to consider the “unintended consequences” of new debt collection regulations and conduct a careful cost-benefit analysis before imposing such regulations. [read post]
1 May 2012, 2:29 pm by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) Mark Olson says that CFPB is raising additional concerns as it ramps up in practice: Two disturbing bits of recent information give us a taste of how the CFPB plans to operate. [read post]
9 Oct 2010, 8:00 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) The Center for Class Action Fairness has filed an objection to the proposed settlement in the class action: You may have been one of the millions of people to receive asettlement notice regarding a class action against; the settlement notice implied that class members would receive $9.5 million (though only $2-$3 per person, and that mostly in coupons) and the attorneys would ask for $1.3 million. [read post]
22 Jan 2012, 11:34 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) Interesting column by James Grant on the short but severe post-WWI Depression of 1920–21: Our Great Recession ended 2½ years ago, according to the official cyclical timekeepers, but you wouldn’t know it by a glance at the news. [read post]
17 Jul 2010, 7:06 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) Josh Wright discusses the concerns of behavioral economists about using and misusing behavioral economics to make policy. [read post]
25 Aug 2010, 11:57 am by Christine Hurt
Overall, this is one of the most enlightening and insightful articles by a law professor on consumer credit that I have read in some time. [read post]
19 Jan 2012, 12:29 pm by Adam Thierer
I thought Todd Zywicki, a senior scholar with the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, did a nice job on Judge Napolitano’s “Freedom Watch” show addressing the contentious question of whether government should be regulating food advertising in order to somehow make American kids healthier. [read post]
18 Oct 2011, 5:48 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) Coming up on November 10–11 will be a symposium hosted by the Washington & Lee Law Review on Regulation in the Fringe Economy. [read post]
19 Sep 2011, 4:16 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) I’ll be participating in a program tomorrow on “A Growing Crisis in the Credit Market,” a one-day conference on “The Plight Facing the Unbanked and the Under-Banked in America. [read post]
21 Apr 2012, 6:26 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) I have a short essay up at the Liberty Law blog today “Upholding the Rule of Law In Season and Out of Season. [read post]
6 Apr 2010, 10:37 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) Dartmouth’s election for trustee and Executive Committee of the Association of Alumni concludes on April 7. [read post]
3 Jun 2010, 6:06 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) I argue in today’s Washington Times that the Durbin amendment to the financial regulatory reform bill that imposes price controls on debit and prepaid card interchange fees will be bad for consumers, has nothing to do with the purported purpose of the bill, and seems to be nothing more than a payoff to a politically influential interest group at the expense of consumers. [read post]
23 Apr 2012, 7:24 pm by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) Max Stearns has an interesting take on the much-publicized failure to award a winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction this year, arguing that it was likely the result of a flawed set of voting rules that led to none of the finalists receiving a majority, rather than statement of unworthiness of all the candidates (apparently the judges would have been fine with any of the three winning, it is just that among the finalists no one of the three stood out above the… [read post]
18 Jan 2015, 9:33 am by Walter Olson
” [DealBook/NYT] Todd Zywicki at Volokh finds much lacking in the article’s analysis: “it turns out that those who use these products are not as stupid as the Times’s reporters imply they are. [read post]