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Obama's Misleading Minimum Wage Statistics by Don Boudreaux and Liya Palagashvili

Obama's Misleading Minimum Wage Statistics by Don Boudreaux and Liya Palagashvili

In U.S. News & World Report, Professor Don Boudreaux and an Economics PhD student, Liya Palagashvili, analyze some numbers that President Obama recently cited in support of raising the minimum wage.

The Impact Factor and Ranking of the Journal of Socio-Economics

The Impact Factor and Ranking of the Journal of Socio-Economics

A new study comparing the major scholarly economics journals found that the Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology, and Economics, which is co-edited by Mason Economics Chairman and ICES Director, Daniel Houser, has a two-year impact factor of 1.35. It was ranked 16th out of 64 major economics journals. The same ranking shows Econometrica having an impact factor of 3.37, the highest in that ranking.

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Liberalism Unrelinquished: An interview with Dan Klein

Liberalism Unrelinquished: An interview with Dan Klein

Daniel Klein is interviewed here about his project Liberalism Unrelinquished, which seeks to recover the original political meaning of the term liberal.

Leeson Named to Duncan Black Professorship

Leeson Named to Duncan Black Professorship

The Duncan Black Professorship of Economics and Law was established by Gordon Tullock, professor emeritus of Mason’s Department of Economics and School of Law, who is considered one of the pioneers in the field of public choice.

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