In The News
Memo to Employers: Do the Right Thing. Palm Beach Post, 3/1/18 (with Victor Claar).
College Endowment Tax: A Good Idea, Sort Of..., Minding the Campus, 2/12/18.
Instituciones y Bienstar, Commercio Exterior Bancomext, Julio-Septiembre 2017 (with Boris Nikolaev y Toke Aidt)
Special Issue on Institutions and Well-Being, SOIE blog, 2/14/17 (with Toke Aidt and Boris Nikolaev).
The Declining State of the Union, The Hill, 01/14/16.
Virginia is for (Freedom) Lovers, Richmond Times-Dispatch, 12/29/15.
Another Bad Idea - Mandatory Endowment Spending, Minding the Campus, 09/20/15.
Federal Meddling Costs Vanderbilt $150 Million a Year, Minding the Campus, 08/03/15.
Creating Widespread Opportunities for Dignified Economic Mobility, The Institute for Faith, Work and Economics, 4/22/15.
More Government, More Bad Student Loan Policy, Minding the Campus, 02/15/15.
How to Fix the Skills Gap, Minding the Campus, 09/17/14.
Beware of Cronyism, The Institute for Faith, Work and Economics, 9/12/14.
Misconceptions About the Profit Motive in Higher Education: A Response to Robert Shireman's 'Perils in the Provision of Trust Goods, Career College Central, August 2014.
A Faulty Attack on For-Profits, Minding the Campus, 08/01/14
A Smarter Way to Regulate Colleges, Minding the Campus, 07/25/14
When Did Federal Intervention in Higher Ed Begin? Minding the Campus, 04/04/14
Should Colleges and Universities Be Taxed? Minding the Campus (symposium), 09/08/2013.
Obama's Higher Education Agenda Isn't Radical at All, Forbes, 08/29/2013.
Obama's Higher Ed Plan Asks for More Government Control, Minding the Campus, 08/23/2013.
Crony Capitalism at the Department of Higher Education, Minding the Campus, 05/23/13
The Beltway For-Profit Witch Trials, Minding the Campus, 10/23/13.
Harnessing the Profit Motive to Transform Education, Forbes, 08/21/2012.
What Will They Learn? Maybe Not Much, Minding the Campus, 12/08/11.
Playing Favorites, NY Times, (symposium) 06/05/11
Gainful Employment: A Detriment to Competition, Minding the Campus, 06/02/11.
The Red Herring Crusade Against For-Profit Colleges, (with Zac Bissonnette) Forbes, 08/12/2010.
When Good Loans Go Bad, Forbes, 05/25/2010.
New College Rules Put Taxpayers at Risk, Forbes, 05/10/2010.
Why the Student Protesters are Wrong,Minding the Campus 03/05/10.
Higher Education's Tunnel Vision, Forbes, 02/18/2010.
Bureaucrat U, Forbes, 06/26/2009.
Along with 1,100 other economists, I signed NTU letter in opposition to U.S. tariffs and protectionism, 5/3/18.
The Acton Institute blog cited essay on compensation for tipped-employees performing non-tipped work, 3/7/18.
Quoted in an article on college endowment taxes by The Washington Examiner, 2/6/18.
Study cited by Marginal Revolution, 9/5/16.
Study cited by Reason, 2/20/15.
Study cited by Townhall, 3/17/14.
Study cited by Foundation for Economic Education (FEE), 3/7/14.