LaToya Baldwin Clark and Diana Reddy identify the recent backlash to critical race theory as part of broader conservative attacks on education as a public good. Plus, we need your help gathering intel about critical approaches to legal pedagogy.
The week in review: a renewed policy program for media democracy, the long history of anti-CRT politics, and a swan song for municipal debt. Plus, a cool job.
Confronting the pharmaceutical industry’s monopoly power, considering the implications of Cedar Point, and learning about neoliberalism from supply chains. Plus, a conference announcement from ANU, and call to action by the African American Policy Forum.
Sandeep Vaheesan argues that the Biden Administration needs a fair competition philosophy, Hiba Hafiz explains how the Administration could further combat employer power, and Joy Milligan discusses the importance of agency design to safeguard public investment. Plus, an event you won’t want to miss!
A discussion about mRNA technology transfer, a Q&A with Odette Lienau about sovereign debt, video from two recent LPE events, and a postdoctoral fellowship in LPE at Harvard Law School.
Mark Silverman discusses the value of a statistical life, Amy Sinden argues against a one-size-fits all approach to regulatory analysis, and John N. Robinson III reflects on the necessity and illusion of public things in a democratic capitalist society.
Three views about the costs of cost-benefit analysis, a panel about how to vaccinate the world, and an upcoming event you won’t want to miss!
Zachary Liscow offers three strategies for bringing distribution into cost-benefit analysis, Elizabeth Popp Berman calls on liberals to politicize CBA, and Stacy Seicshnaydre discusses the untapped potential of the fair housing act. Plus, a bevy of new LPE events!
Frank Pasquale introduces a symposium on the future of cost-benefit analysis, Lisa Heinzerling explains how cost-benefit analysis limits ambitious action on climate change and racial justice, and Dedrick Asante-Muhammad discusses the institutional racism of municipal bonds.
A possible silver lining in the TransUnion decision, the role of early corporations in economic thought, and the continued racism of municipal bond ratings.
Allocating resilience, a new vision of corporate law, and how to turn public debt into a public good.
Introducing vulnerability theory, Martha McCluskey on the mythical ideal of the autonomous subject, and Brian Highsmith on the curse of fiscal federalism.
A brief field guide to LPE, reactions to the eviction moratorium decision, and a CFP for an upcoming conference on Law & Macroeconomics.
This week at the blog… …we began a symposium on the deep problems with the criminal legal system. On Monday, Tariq El-Gabalawy introduced the symposium. On Tuesday, Marcelo López and Alejandra Gutiérrez discussed the intergenerational impacts of incarceration on their own families and communities and how that has guided their thinking through law school and…
This week at The Blog we hosted the first three posts of a symposium on Stephanie Kelton’s The Deficit Myth…