Gary Becker

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Name: Gary Becker
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]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Former Racine tavern owners file another civil rights lawsuit

9:13 a.m. CDTMILWAUKEE (WTAQ) - Minority owners of five former Racine taverns are trying again to win a federal lawsuit which claims that a conspiracy drove them out of business.The tavern owners filed suit in federal court in Milwaukee, alleging that ... [Published WTAQ News Talk - Aug 22 2014]
Entities: Civil Rights, Owner, Lawsuit
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Profs. Lars Peter Hansen, Kevin Murphy to Lead Becker Friedman Institute

CHICAGO, Illinois -- The following information was released by the University of Chicago:By Wen HuangTwo acclaimed University of Chicago economists, Lars Peter Hansen and Kevin M. Murphy, have been appointed co-chairs of the Becker Friedman Institute ... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Interview with Glenn Loury

Glenn Loury is an exceptional scholar, with important work in income inequality, public finance, discrimination, game theory, natural resource economics and other areas. He is also African American, a rarity in economics. While race has neither defined ... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Profs. Lars Peter Hansen, Kevin Murphy to lead Becker Friedman Institute

Contact InformationAvailable for logged-in reporters onlyNewswise — Two acclaimed University of Chicago economists, Lars Peter Hansen and Kevin M. Murphy, have been appointed co-chairs of the Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics, succeeding ... [Published Newswise - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Welcome

I have been thinking about my remarks to our new faculty who will begin their careers at Hofstra in a few weeks.  Looking at their credentials during the hiring process, I know very clearly how impressive they are and how much they will potentially add ... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Further reading

Elsewhere on Wednesday, - What the markets are telling us about Japan . - Why more people in The Middle Kingdom need to read Gary Becker. - Of economics and common sense . Continue reading: Further reading ... [Published FT Alphaville - Aug 06 2014]
Entities: Gary Becker, Japan
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

China punishment of the day (Biblical)

Drivers caught using high beams inappropriately will now be offered on-the-spot training about the dangers of such practices, according to a posting on the Shenzhen Traffic Police’s verified account with Weibo. Specifically, headlight-happy drivers ... [Published Marginal Revolution - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Gary Becker

was an economist whose belief that all human relationships are shaped by calculations of profit and loss helped inspire a new school of 'Freakonomics’ Gary Becker, the American economist who has died aged 83, applied economic analysis to human behaviour ... [Published Telegraph - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

New Zealand Makes The Wrong Choice On Blood Alcohol Levels

New Zealand has just decided to lower the allowable blood alcohol levels (from 0.08% to 0.05%) before someone is deemed to be drunk driving. It is argued that this will make the roads safer and thus save lives (three or four a year). The problem with ... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

This Part Of Tech's Ugly Gender Problem Is Self-Solving

Wired has a piece about part of what they call the tech industry’s “ugly gender problem”. And that’s the point that Gary Becker was making when he pointed out that discrimination is costly to the discriminator. So, there will be some at least who ignore ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Jul 30 2014]
Entities: Gary Becker
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Several consider mayoral run -- Dickert fundraises as others mull challenges for 2015 election

RACINE — April 7 is more than eight months away, but the 2015 race for Racine mayor may already have started — if only in coffee shops, living rooms and party headquarters.With Mayor John Dickert seeking re-election, and local political circles already ... [Published Racine Journal Times - Jul 28 2014]

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In praise of family existentialism [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - 7 hours ago]
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]
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]
Welcome [Published Inside Higher Ed - Aug 10 2014]
Surprise! Patent Approval Rate Lower Than You T... [Published Corporate Counsel - Aug 08 2014]
Further reading [Published FT Alphaville - Aug 06 2014]
China punishment of the day (Biblical) [Published Marginal Revolution - Aug 05 2014]
Gary Becker [Published Telegraph - Aug 05 2014]
"Middle-Out" Economics? [Published Policy Review - Aug 05 2014]
New Zealand Makes The Wrong Choice On Blood Alc... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 02 2014]
This Part Of Tech's Ugly Gender Problem Is Self... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Jul 30 2014]
This Part Of Tech's Ugly Gender Problem Is Self... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 30 2014]
Several consider mayoral run -- Dickert fundrai... [Published Racine Journal Times - Jul 28 2014]
Notable & Quotable – Gary Becker [Published Policy Review - Jul 25 2014]
Global inequality is down all the more if we co... [Published Marginal Revolution - Jul 20 2014]
In Memory of Carlos Ball [Published Cato @ Liberty - Jul 17 2014]
The Economics of Marriage, and Family Breakdown [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Jul 15 2014]
Retribution and Administrative Law [Published Conglomerate - Jul 07 2014]
White House poised to name patent reform oppone... [Published GigaOM - Jun 29 2014]
White House poised to name patent reform oppone... [Published GigaOM Network - Jun 29 2014]
Assorted links [Published Marginal Revolution - Jun 25 2014]
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Public vs private racism [Published Stumbling and Mumbling - Aug 25 2014]
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 ...
Further reading [Published FT Alphaville - Aug 06 2014]
Elsewhere on Wednesday, - What the markets are telling us about Japan . - Why more people in The Middle Kingdom need to read Gary Becker. - Of economics and common sense . Continue reading: Further reading ...
China punishment of the day (Biblical) [Published Marginal Revolution - Aug 05 2014]
Drivers caught using high beams inappropriately will now be offered on-the-spot training about the dangers of such practices, according to a posting on the Shenzhen Traffic Police’s verified account with Weibo. Specifically, headlight-happy drivers ...
Global inequality is down all the more if we co... [Published Marginal Revolution - Jul 20 2014]
From Becker, Philipson, and Soares (pdf): GDP per capita is usually used to proxy for the quality of life of individuals living in different countries. Welfare is also affected by quantity of life, however, as represented by longevity. This paper ...
In Memory of Carlos Ball [Published Cato @ Liberty - Jul 17 2014]
Ian Vásquez I’m sad to report that Venezuelan journalist and Cato adjunct scholar Carlos Ball passed away last week. He was 75. Carlos was a champion of liberty and a long-time friend to so many of us in the freedom movement in the Americas. His life ...
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