Walter Williams, John M. Olin Distinguished Professor of Economics at George Mason University, died on December 2, shortly after teaching class. In addition to his academic publications (listed HERE), Williams was a spirited participant in public policy debates through his syndicated columns and television appearances. Some of his recent columns can be read through the links HERE. An appreciation by Thomas Sowell of Stanford’s Hoover Institution can be read HERE.
The O’Brien family dog takes a bite out of the Dismal Science.
Hmm. Should I keep playing in the leaves or should I do my MyLab assignment on opportunity cost?
Would you please explain the formula for price elasticity one more time?
Why did I sign up for an 8 am Econ class?
No, Mickey, you can’t copy my class notes. You need to start getting up on time!
My TA is always so helpful!
Listen to Glenn Hubbard interview Larry Summers in a recent Economic Club of New York virtual event.
Hear Glenn Hubbard with Stephen Dubner on a recent Freakonomics Podcast. Glenn and other economists discuss the fiscal response to the COVID-19 economic crisis. https://freakonomics.com/podcast/covid-19-cares-act/
From Bloomberg Opinion – coauthored by Michael Strain & Glenn Hubbard – from March 20th, 2020
SMALL BUSINESS ALONE NEEDS $1 TRILLION NOW- from Bloomberg Opinion – coauthored by Michael Strain & Glenn Hubbard. The GOP stimulus plan has good ideas for covering service-industry payrolls amid the coronavirus shutdown, but doesn’t set aside enough to pay for it.