Gary Becker

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Name: Gary Becker
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Meet Homo Economicus

Economics has long had a reputation for intellectual arrogance . But few of economics’ conceits raise the ire of its critics more than Homo economicus , the rationally self-interested actor lurking at the core of mainstream economic theory. Indeed, Homo ... [Published Harvard Crimson - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Outsiders by Design: A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast

(Photo: Nishanth Jois) What does it mean to pursue something that everyone else think is nuts? And what does it take to succeed? That’s what this week’s episode is about. It’s called “Outsiders By Design.”  (You can subscribe to the podcast at  ... [Published Freakonomics - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Collecting Your Knowledge Paycheck

Nobel Laureate Gary Becker passed away in May. In case you are not familiar with his work, he pioneered the field of human capital economics, or the attempt to systematically evaluate and quantify the collective skills, knowledge, and other intangible ... [Published Poets & Quants - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Introduction to A Theory of the Allocation of Time by Gary Becker

Introduction to A Theory of the Allocation of Time by Gary Becker (PDF) Source: Institute for the Study of Labor Gary Becker’s classic study, A Theory of the Allocation of Time, laid the analytical foundations for the study of household production and ... [Published Full Text Reports... - Sep 17 2014]
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First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

A treasure-trove beyond words

I joined the faculty of the University of Chicago Law School in 1981. On the day after I moved to Hyde Park, a young English professor told me, in hushed tones, "The best thing about the University of Chicago is the Sem Co-op." He added, as if he were ... [Published Chicago Tribune - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Scottish Independence Makes Sense Now More Than Ever

At USA Today, I write about Scottish independence, which the Scottish people will vote on this coming Thursday.I note that the late Nobel laureate Gary Becker wrote in 2005, like Simon Lester today, that the disadvantages of small nations are much reduced ... [Published Business Insider - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Should Scotland Reclaim Its Independence?

At USA Today , I write about Scottish independence , which the Scottish people will vote on this coming Thursday. I note that the late Nobel laureate Gary Becker wrote in 2005, like Simon Lester today , that the disadvantages of small nations are much ... [Published Cato Institute - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Should Scotland Reclaim Its Independence?

David Boaz At USA Today, I write about Scottish independence , which the Scottish people will vote on this coming Thursday. I note that the late Nobel laureate Gary Becker wrote in 2005, like Simon Lester today , that the disadvantages of small nations ... [Published Cato @ Liberty - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Prize Bleg, by David Henderson

Cafe Hayek blogger Don Boudreaux has reminded me about the 2014 Coolidge Prize for Journalism competition. So, like him, I am asking you a favor. Please suggest, in the comments, your favorite blog posts or other articles (or both) of mine that have ... [Published EconLog - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 2 reports

Hudson Cook to Form New Group to Address Growing Scrutiny of Debt Collection

HANOVER, Md. — Hudson Cook has added two nationally-recognized collections attorneys as partners to its existing collections practice. Gary Becker and Barbara Sinsley will join current Hudson Cook attorneys in creating a new practice group to focus on ... [Published F&I Management & Technology - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Good politics trumps good governance, again

The current so-called “do-nothing Congress” has an impressive resume of legislation left on the table: corporate tax reform, the budget, and the border crisis.  Yet it was able to pass a trillion dollar 2014 farm bill. Why did the farm bill pass when ... [Published The Hill - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Public vs private racism

Which is better - to be a racist in words but not actions, or in actions but not words?* This is one question posed by the Malky Mackay affair.To see my point, let's juxtapose him (and football generally) with the film and TV business. Many black actors ... [Published Stumbling and Mumbling - Aug 25 2014]

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Meet Homo Economicus [Published Harvard Crimson - Sep 19 2014]
Outsiders by Design: A New Freakonomics Radio P... [Published Freakonomics - Sep 18 2014]
Outsiders by Design Full Transcript [Published Freakonomics - Sep 18 2014]
Collecting Your Knowledge Paycheck [Published Poets & Quants - Sep 18 2014]
Introduction to A Theory of the Allocation of T... [Published Full Text Reports... - Sep 17 2014]
A treasure-trove beyond words [Published Chicago Tribune - Sep 17 2014]
The liberal moral police [Published Livemint.com - Sep 15 2014]
Scottish Independence Makes Sense Now More Than... [Published Business Insider - Sep 13 2014]
Should Scotland Reclaim Its Independence? [Published Cato Institute - Sep 13 2014]
Should Scotland Reclaim Its Independence? [Published Cato @ Liberty - Sep 12 2014]
Should Scotland declare its independence? Column [Published USA Today - Sep 12 2014]
Prize Bleg, by David Henderson [Published EconLog - Sep 09 2014]
The evolution of Judge Posner on marriage equality [Published Washington Blade - Sep 07 2014]
Hudson Cook to Form New Group to Address Growin... [Published F&I Management & Technology - Sep 03 2014]
Hudson Cook Adds 2 Partners to Boost Collection... [Published Auto Remarketing - Sep 03 2014]
America's Newest Tennis Sweetheart Should Sue t... [Published Vice Magazine US - Aug 28 2014]
Good politics trumps good governance, again [Published The Hill - Aug 27 2014]
In praise of family existentialism [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Aug 27 2014]
Public vs private racism [Published Stumbling and Mumbling - Aug 25 2014]
Factions in Madison’s System: Theory and Reality [Published Examiner.com - Aug 22 2014]
Former Racine tavern owners file another civil ... [Published WTAQ News Talk - Aug 22 2014]
Racine tavern owners re-file discrimination suit [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Aug 21 2014]
If Muslim extremists want Jews wiped off of the... [Published The Political Commentator - Aug 21 2014]
Should You Be Able To Sell Your Kidney? [Published Forbes.com - Aug 18 2014]
Remembering Kurt Becker – 'Service Above Self' [Published Lansing State Journal - Aug 17 2014]
Profs. Lars Peter Hansen, Kevin Murphy to Lead ... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 16 2014]
IRS says Bitcoin is not a currency [Published Winter Speak - Aug 15 2014]
Interview with Glenn Loury [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Aug 15 2014]
Ed Lotterman: The economic argument for harsh c... [Published Idaho Statesman - Aug 15 2014]
Profs. Lars Peter Hansen, Kevin Murphy to lead ... [Published Newswise - Aug 14 2014]
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Outsiders by Design: A New Freakonomics Radio P... [Published Freakonomics - Sep 18 2014]
(Photo: Nishanth Jois) What does it mean to pursue something that everyone else think is nuts? And what does it take to succeed? That’s what this week’s episode is about. It’s called “Outsiders By Design.”  (You can subscribe to the podcast at  ...
Outsiders by Design Full Transcript [Published Freakonomics - Sep 18 2014]
This is a transcript of the Freakonomics Radio podcast “ Outsiders by Design ” [MUSIC: The Civil Tones, “One Day, Again and Again” (from City Stoopin’ )] Stephen J. DUBNER: Hey podcast listeners. Our mission at Freakonomics has always been ...
Introduction to A Theory of the Allocation of T... [Published Full Text Reports... - Sep 17 2014]
Introduction to A Theory of the Allocation of Time by Gary Becker (PDF) Source: Institute for the Study of Labor Gary Becker’s classic study, A Theory of the Allocation of Time, laid the analytical foundations for the study of household production and ...
Should Scotland Reclaim Its Independence? [Published Cato @ Liberty - Sep 12 2014]
David Boaz At USA Today, I write about Scottish independence , which the Scottish people will vote on this coming Thursday. I note that the late Nobel laureate Gary Becker wrote in 2005, like Simon Lester today , that the disadvantages of small nations ...
Prize Bleg, by David Henderson [Published EconLog - Sep 09 2014]
Cafe Hayek blogger Don Boudreaux has reminded me about the 2014 Coolidge Prize for Journalism competition. So, like him, I am asking you a favor. Please suggest, in the comments, your favorite blog posts or other articles (or both) of mine that have ...
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