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22 Apr 2010, 8:23 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) The Society for the Development of Austrian Economics has just announced the inaugural Carl Menger Essay Prize for undergraduate students. [read post]
1 Jun 2010, 5:16 pm by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) Philip Morris goes green (via The Onion): Executives at Philip Morris USA this week unveiled Marlboro Earth, a new eco-friendly cigarette that gradually eliminates the causes of global warming and environmental destruction at their source.... [read post]
4 May 2010, 3:25 pm by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) The Competitive Enterprise Institute has filed an FTC complaint against General Motors for its claim that it has paid off its bailout loan “in full, with interest, five years ahead of schedule. [read post]
16 Jul 2012, 5:28 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) My new white paper with Philippe Bergevin of the C.D. [read post]
2 Nov 2010, 1:43 pm by Ilya Somin
(Ilya Somin) In a recent post and a forthcoming National Review article, co-blogger Todd Zywicki argues that repealing the Seventeenth Amendment would be an important step towards protecting federalism and limiting federal power. [read post]
12 Jul 2010, 9:42 am by Nathalie Martin
In a recent article, Money to Go:  Auto Title Lending has an Important Role in the Financial Services Marketplace, Professor Todd Zywicki concludes that outlawing title loans would be bad for consumers, and that title loans are cheaper and better for consumers than their likely alternatives. [read post]
18 May 2012, 8:35 am by Paul Horwitz
Todd Zywicki is seemingly obsessed with Elizabeth Warren and Brian Leiter and not, quite reasonably, me. [read post]
29 Apr 2007, 8:42 am
On the Volokh Conspiracy, Todd Zywicki writes to pooh-pooh the latest story about politicization in the Justice Department -- this one a Washington Post story noting that the DOJ will be returning to its old policy of having career attorneys rather than political appointees vetting applicants to the DOJ's honors and intern programs, and giving some back-story. [read post]
5 Jan 2010, 5:13 pm by Adam Levitin
Todd Zywicki wrote in a Wall Street Journal op-ed yesterday that "The most important pro-consumer innovation in payment systems of the past two decades has been the general disappearance of annual fees on most credit cards. [read post]
24 Jul 2011, 4:20 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) My colleague and TOTM blogger J.W. [read post]
24 Dec 2010, 6:54 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) A nominee for least-surprising business story of the year–payday lending booms as new credit card regulations and the credit crunch reduce access to credit cards, especially for higher-risk borrowers. [read post]
30 May 2012, 10:06 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) As noted in the Boston Globe last week, it appears that Harvard may have run afoul of federal regulations in apparently identifying Elizabeth Warren as a Native American. [read post]
19 Oct 2011, 6:10 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) From today’s WSJ, “Short-Term Lenders Seize the Day”:Tough times are good times for payday lenders and pawnshops. [read post]
25 Oct 2011, 5:48 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) I’ve posted a new paper on SSRN, “The Economics and Regulation of Bank Overdraft Protection. [read post]
14 Aug 2012, 11:10 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) Some of our readers might be interested in the Anthem Foundation for Objectivist Scholarship. [read post]
8 Apr 2012, 9:02 am by Curt Cutting
  The story gives the impression that Chrysler's "immunity" from punitive damages is somehow unique or unusual, but as Professsor Todd Zywicki of the Volokh Conspiracy points out, "That WSJ article was weird–it is black-letter bankruptcy law that you can discharge products liability and other tort claims in bankruptcy. [read post]
13 Jan 2012, 11:31 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) Comes now the newest–and certainly one of the most welcome–additions to the blogging universe: Libertylawblog. [read post]
10 Sep 2012, 6:04 pm by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) Congratulations to my friend and GMU colleague Josh Wright, who has just been nominated to a seat on the Federal Trade Commission. [read post]
8 Sep 2012, 7:12 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) Interesting survey here. [read post]