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George Stigler

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Having a minimum wage law is a mistake

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Seminal work by Nobel Prize winning economist George Stigler concludes that a minimum wage does not satisfy its original intentions—elimination of poverty—and will tend to increase unemployment and reduce family income. Evidence from a more recent ...

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Risk, Uncertainty, and Nonprofit Entrepreneurship

Nonprofit Quarterly (registration)
He also mentored several noteworthy students at the University of Chicago, including Nobel Prize recipients James M. Buchanan, George Stigler, and Milton Friedman. One key area of interest for Knight was economic dynamism, and in particular the link ...

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Should we stop the 'revolving door'?

Chicago Booth Review (blog)
Behind the revolving door is the idea of regulatory capture. Forty-six years ago, the late George Stigler described how a regulatory body tasked with protecting the public interest would ultimately be “captured” to serve the interests of the regulated ...

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What can Canada learn from Australia's economic experience?

Canadian Mortgage Trends
Keynes is alive and well and living in Australia. This conclusion (a paraphrase of the famous quote by economist George Stigler about Adam Smith being alive and well and living in Chicago) comes to mind after recent economic news from Down Under.

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