Archive for November 3rd, 2011

Why College Doesn’t Pay

A month ago Mike Mandel published these thought provoking charts detailing the plight of new college graduates: Mandel notes that he has not seen a credible explanation for the trend of declining earnings and asks what sort of  economic policies might be devised to help new graduates. Alex Tabarrok provides some interesting data that might […]

California Train Wreck

I guess that somehow, someway Californians have advanced to a higher level of intelligence and see the wisdom in choices that eludes mortals like me. Walter Russell Mead provides the details on the explosion in cost estimates for the state’s high speed rail train while the WSJ weighs in on the imminent imposition of a […]