Posts Tagged by university
|November 8, 2014||Posted by Staff under Inequality / Concentration, Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt|
The write off per student at a prestige school — most of whom move on to Wall St — is greater than the subsidy per student to a state college.
|October 14, 2014||Posted by Staff under Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt|
Why do colleges need so much money? Why can’t they get it from students? And why should taxpayers pay for such lousy schooling?
|June 13, 2014||Posted by Staff under Editorials|
When even economists don’t take seriously conventional economics, you know something’s wrong. Yet the press still treats them as experts.
|December 22, 2013||Posted by Staff under High Cost of Land|
Students in Sweden go to college for free but still graduate with a ton of debt? Why? Hint: Are landlords so generous?
|December 11, 2013||Posted by Staff under Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt|
If in the current system for finding researchers in academia somebody of the creativity of Peter Higgs could not find a job, how many researchers of his caliber have never found work?
|December 9, 2013||Posted by Staff under Editorials|
Yale prof Robert Shiller may have couched his remarks in fluff but what sort of words did his colleagues respond with?
|November 11, 2013||Posted by Staff under Activism|
The Post-Crash Economics Society said academic departments were ignoring the crisis and neglecting global developments and critics of markets. They mistakenly see markets as free and blame them for the work of lobbyists. It was only market economists focusing on land who did predict the recession.
|November 2, 2013||Posted by Staff under Good Press|
Slate got it half right. I mean, what’s wrong with exempting buildings? Everyone’s buildings? What should be taxed instead — or if not taxed, charge owners dues — is the land, the location. No one creates land and everyone makes locations valuable. Then share the revenue with all.