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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Is Yale University Sexist?

by Peter Berkowitzvia Wall Street Journal
Monday, April 18, 2011

Allegations about a 'hostile environment' for women could cost the university a half-billion in federal funding...

Analysis and Commentary

The President’s “matching deficit reduction” claim is off by a trillion dollars (or more)

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Monday, April 18, 2011

In his weekly radio address the President said...

Analysis and Commentary

The Longevity Increase—What?

by Paul E. Petersonvia Education Next
Monday, April 18, 2011

Teacher union leaders are outraged that the Watertown, Mass. school committee has rejected a negotiated contract that would give them a longevity increase...

Analysis and Commentary

The NYT Passed on the Tea Party; Now Its Passing on Atlas Shrugged

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Thinking About (Blog)
Monday, April 18, 2011

One pleasure in reading the New York Times is its movie reviews...

Analysis and Commentary

How to (and not to) Help Poor Families in Developing Countries Cope with Rising Food Prices

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, April 17, 2011

Food prices are on the move once again as the world economy recovers from the financial crisis...

Analysis and Commentary

The Latest New York Times Editorial

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Sunday, April 17, 2011

Two quick comments on today’s New York Times editorial...

Analysis and Commentary

David Cay Johnston Plays with the Facts

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Sunday, April 17, 2011

In the latest issue of our local left-wing weekly, the Monterey County Weekly, David Cay Johnston has an article, "Tax Facts Hardly Anyone Knows...

Analysis and Commentary

What will the 2012 election mean for fiscal policy?

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Saturday, April 16, 2011

The President is using “the American people have a choice” language to describe the long-term budget debate...

Analysis and Commentary

Why a Lack of Transparency in the Administration’s Budget II is a Problem

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One (blog)
Friday, April 15, 2011

A transparent budget proposal—such as the Administration’s first 2012 Budget presented by President Obama on February 14 or the House Budget presented by Paul Ryan on April 6—contains year-by-year tables showing the proposed path for government outlays over time...

Analysis and Commentary

Why the president’s proposed defense cuts are bad for the country

by Kori Schakevia Shadow Government (Foreign Policy)
Friday, April 15, 2011

Cuts of an additional $34 billion a year in a baseline budget of $533 billion will not destroy America's defenses...

Analysis and Commentary

Mafia in Pinstripe: The Real GE Scandal

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Thinking About (Blog)
Friday, April 15, 2011

The transition from street thug to state mafia took a decade in Russia...

Interviews
Interviews

Charles Blahous on the John Batchelor Show

with Charles Blahousvia John Batchelor Show
Friday, April 15, 2011

GUESTS: Charles Blahous, Hoover; Steven Greenhouse, NYT; Michael Vlahos, Naval War College; Peter Del Manuelian, Newsweek...

In the News
In the News

Getting into College with Andrew Ferguson: Chapter 1 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, April 18, 2011
In the News

Munger on Microfinance, Savings, and Poverty

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, April 18, 2011