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Why I Don’t Like the “Austrian School” of Economics

Though not an economics major at UChicago (the mathematical demands scared me away), I still love reading and learning about the various schools of thought and approaches to economic research (let them do the math for me). As much as the Austrian School has great application in policy to the recent economic downturn (see Thomas […]

No Student Left Behind: Statement on Graduate Funding

(Originally Written on April 14th, 2008) iii When Provost Rosenbaum held his student forum in March, he stated that “This is the first time in the history of the University of Chicago that we’re thinking systematically about graduate aid with your [the student’s] input.” It is not hard to understand the disconnect and neglect that […]