Austan Goolsbee

Austan Goolsbee is an economics professor at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and a senior research fellow at the American Bar Foundation.

Medical Examiner
July 1 2007 11:55 PMMichael Moore and the Beige BomberHe's got the indictment of health care right, but not the fix.
The Dismal Science
Feb. 16 2006 1:19 PMThe Benefits of BozoProof that TV doesn't harm kids.
The Dismal Science
Sept. 27 2005 12:54 PMThe Grip of GasWhy you'll pay through the nose to keep driving.
The Dismal Science
Aug. 26 2005 1:20 PMBubble-lusionsWhy most real-estate agents aren't getting rich.
Aug. 23 2002 5:16 PMThe "529" Rip-OffThose new college savings plans aren't so great.
The Dismal Science
March 16 2006 12:04 PMWhere the Buses Run on TimeThe lure of incentive pay.
The Dismal Science
Dec. 8 2005 4:20 PMIt's Not Your Grandpa's Moral Hazard AnymoreThe problem goes corporate.
The Dismal Science
Sept. 7 2005 1:18 PMPump It UpDon't worry about price gouging now. Worry later.
The Dismal Science
July 25 2005 11:53 AMTragedy of the AirportWhy you get stuck for hours at O'Hare.



The Irritating Confidante

John Dickerson on Ben Bradlee’s fascinating relationship with John F. Kennedy.

My Father Invented Social Networking at a Girls’ Reform School in the 1930s

Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real

Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band

Can it be again?

The All The President’s Men Scene That Captured Ben Bradlee

Medical Examiner

Is It Better to Be a Hero Like Batman?

Or an altruist like Bruce Wayne?


Driving in Circles

The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.

The World’s Human Rights Violators Are Signatories on the World’s Human Rights Treaties

How Punctual Are Germans?

  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 21 2014 11:40 AM The U.S. Has Spent $7 Billion Fighting the War on Drugs in Afghanistan. It Hasn’t Worked. 
Oct. 21 2014 5:57 PM Soda and Fries Have Lost Their Charm for Both Consumers and Investors
The Vault
Oct. 21 2014 2:23 PM A Data-Packed Map of American Immigration in 1903
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 21 2014 1:12 PM George Tiller’s Murderer Threatens Another Abortion Provider, Claims Right of Free Speech
  Slate Plus
Oct. 22 2014 6:00 AM Why It’s OK to Ask People What They Do David Plotz talks to two junior staffers about the lessons of Working.
Oct. 21 2014 12:05 PM Same-Sex Couples at Home With Themselves in 1980s America
Future Tense
Oct. 21 2014 4:14 PM Planet Money Uncovers One Surprising Reason the Internet Is Sexist
  Health & Science
Climate Desk
Oct. 21 2014 11:53 AM Taking Research for Granted Texas Republican Lamar Smith continues his crusade against independence in science.
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.