Teaching the Value of Business

– October 22, 2022

“The extent of wokeness in business—from employees to executives and across many sectors of our economy—indicates a systemic problem. A systemic problem suggests a deficiency in business education.” ~ Daniel Sutter

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Guatemala’s Enclave of Liberty

– October 18, 2022

“Whether the Universidad de Francisco Marroquín is replicable outside of its context is an open question, but it is a question we should see answered here in the US over the next several decades.” ~ G. Patrick Lynch

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A Beautiful Tree Grows in America

– October 13, 2022

“As the pandemic wore on, many public schools became increasingly similar to the schools that Tooley discovered that parents in India and Africa shunned.” ~ Matthew Ladner

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The Root of Today’s Education Problem

– October 13, 2022

“From Israel to America and lots of places in between, government is not the answer to problems in education. It is the paramount problem itself. ” ~ Lawrence W. Reed

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Higher Education Used to Love Controversy

– October 7, 2022

“It is tempting for state governments to mandate greater viewpoint diversity and the support of free expression in colleges, but, unless done sparingly and carefully, the cure may be worse than the disease.” ~ Richard K. Vedder

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Edunomics

– October 1, 2022

“Most public universities have become ancillary components of the federal government. This explains, in part, the complete takeover and increasing bureaucratization of the modern research university, public or private.” ~ Daniel Asia

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British Universities Show Why “More” Does Not Mean “Better”

– September 29, 2022

“With state subsidies and state-backed loans, students are not paying the true cost of their educations. The system lacks the discerning customers (students) needed to ensure that the suppliers (universities) deliver a quality product.” ~ Douglas Carswell

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There Is No Such Thing As Student Debt Cancellation

– September 19, 2022

“The cancellation narrative is reinforced by advocates talking about the benefits of the debt relief, while remaining silent about its costs. There is no such thing as debt cancellation. The loan will be repaid. The only question is who will foot the bill.” ~ Nicolás Cachanosky

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Measuring the Spread of DEI

– September 19, 2022

“An old adage of management is that you can’t improve or fix what you don’t measure. Our diagnostic is a first attempt to create a simple way to measure the scourge of DEI ideology in American higher education.” ~ Bruce Gilley

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Why Workplace Skills Rather Than Leadership Strategies Should Be Prioritized in Higher Ed

– September 12, 2022

“Clearly, the business realm is ever-evolving and this is why management strategies, as well as educational instruction, must change accordingly.” ~ Kimberlee Josephson

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The Venture Capitalist Approach to Being an Academic

– September 12, 2022

“By diversifying their research, and working on multiple projects on new, different topics, venture academics have a chance to make a greater research contribution than if they were to work in traditional ways.”~ Michael J. Douma

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Reason and the Freedom of Speech

– September 11, 2022

“We should by all means distinguish between academic freedom and freedom of speech. But we should be very wary of those who wish to establish a basis for that distinction when they doubt the principled commitments to reason and truth that are both freedoms’ foundation.” ~ Joseph M. Knippenberg

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