The Becker-Posner Blog (defunct)

The Becker-Posner Blog

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The Becker-Posner Blog explores current issues in economics, law and policy.

Author: Richard Posner is a judge on the Chicago-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit. He teaches part time at the University of Chicago Law School and has written 30 books, most recently Reflections on Judging, A Failure of Capitalism: The Crisis of '08 and the Descent into Depression, How Judges Think, The Little Book of Plagiarism and Economic Analysis of Law. Gary Becker was a professor an economics and sociology professor at the University of Chicago's Graduate School of Business who won the John Bates Clark Medal in 1967, the Nobel Prize in economics in 1992, the National Medal of Science in 2000 and the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2007. Becker died May 3, 2014. He wrote written seven books on the subject of economics, and he also co-authored Social Economics: Market Behavior in a Social Environment with a fellow University of Chicago professor Kevin Murphy; and co-authored The Economics of Life with his wife, Guity Nashat Becker; and co-authored Uncommon Sense: Economic Insights, from Marriage to Terrorism with Posner.

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Recent Posts from The Becker-Posner Blog (defunct)

Posted: May 10, 2014, 11:48 pm CDT
Sabbatical Notice
Posted: Mar 14, 2014, 9:05 pm CDT
The Embargo of Cuba: Time to Go- Becker
Posted: Mar 3, 2014, 6:53 pm CST
End the Cuban Embargo—Posner
Posted: Mar 3, 2014, 3:44 pm CST
Why Marijuana Should be Decriminalized- Becker
Posted: Feb 23, 2014, 5:55 pm CST
The War on Drugs
Posted: Feb 18, 2014, 2:21 pm CST
The Myth of Excess Enrollments in College-Becker
Posted: Feb 17, 2014, 12:04 am CST
Excess Enrollments in College? Could Be. Posner
Posted: Feb 16, 2014, 9:30 pm CST