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What Does “Cost” Mean?

The always interesting 3 Geeks blog had a post the other morning about the procurement function in legal in general and reverse auctions in particular . The bigger question is this: Should clients buy legal services based on cost? 1 I don't want to argue the question itself here. (The...

The Economic Reality Of Tough Immigration Laws

""Since this law went in to effect, I've had a total 11 people that were Americans come and ask for work," Boatwright says. "A total of one of those actually came back the next day." That one worker picked about four boxes of tomatoes before leaving the field and...

Unpub. BIA Cancellation Victory; Mexico; Education; Economic Conditions

"The respondent, now 40 years old, testified that his family, including his five United States citizen daughters and his undocumented wife, would accompany him to Mexico, and that he finds it necessary to take his large family to the small village where he has his only family ties in Mexico. .....

New Global Commission Launched To Address Economic Growth And Climate Change

On September 24, 2013, a new organization, the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate (the “Commission”), launched in New York. The Commission will focus its efforts on the economic costs and benefits of acting on climate change. Speakers at the inaugural event included the Chair of...

Declarations: The Coverage Opinions Interview With Judge Richard Posner

His New Book, Thoughts On Coverage, How To Fix Law School, and Debating Justice Scalia Let me make this simple. Richard Posner has been a judge on the powerful Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals for close to 32 years and is a senior lecturer at the University of Chicago Law School (starting as a law...

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EPA Releases Study Stressing Economic Benefits of Climate Change Mitigation

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a report, “ Climate Change in the U.S. – Benefits of Global Action ,” detailing the findings of the EPA’s Climate Change Impacts and Risk Analysis (CIRA) study, a peer reviewed project that seeks to assess climate change risk...

Video of Cato Book Forum - The Economics of Immigration: Market-Based Approaches, Social Science, and Public Policy

Cato Institute, Jan. 6, 2015 - "Featuring the editor Benjamin Powell, Director, Free Market Institute, and Professor of Economics, Rawls College of Business, Texas Tech University; Senior Fellow, Independent Institute; author Alex Nowrasteh, immigration policy analyst at the Cato Institute; with...

The Economic Contribution of Unauthorized Workers: An Industry Analysis

Ryan Edwards, Francesc Ortega, NBER Working Paper No. 22834, November 2016 - "This paper provides a quantitative assessment of the economic contribution of unauthorized workers to the U.S. economy, and the potential gains from legalization. We employ a theoretical framework that allows for multiple...