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.
Moneybox
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.

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Operation Backbone

How White Boy Rick, a legendary Detroit cocaine dealer, helped the FBI uncover brazen police corruption.

A Jaw-Dropping Political Ad Aimed at Young Women, Apparently

The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 4:05 PM Today in GOP Outreach to Women: You Broads Like Wedding Dresses, Right?
Music

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How Tattoo Parlors Became the Barber Shops of Hipster Neighborhoods

This Gargantuan Wind Farm in Wyoming Would Be the Hoover Dam of the 21st Century

Moneybox
Oct. 1 2014 8:34 AM This Gargantuan Wind Farm in Wyoming Would Be the Hoover Dam of the 21st Century To undertake a massively ambitious energy project, you don’t need the government anymore.
  News & Politics
Politics
Oct. 1 2014 7:26 PM Talking White Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.
  Business
Buy a Small Business
Oct. 1 2014 11:48 PM Inking the Deal Why tattoo parlors are a great small-business bet.
  Life
Outward
Oct. 1 2014 6:02 PM Facebook Relaxes Its “Real Name” Policy; Drag Queens Celebrate
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 5:11 PM Celebrity Feminist Identification Has Reached Peak Meaninglessness
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 1 2014 3:24 PM Revelry (and Business) at Mohonk Photos and highlights from Slate’s annual retreat.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 1 2014 9:39 PM Tom Cruise Dies Over and Over Again in This Edge of Tomorrow Supercut
  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 1 2014 6:59 PM EU’s Next Digital Commissioner Thinks Keeping Nude Celeb Photos in the Cloud Is “Stupid”
  Health & Science
Science
Oct. 1 2014 4:03 PM Does the Earth Really Have a “Hum”? Yes, but probably not the one you’re thinking.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 1 2014 5:19 PM Bunt-a-Palooza! How bad was the Kansas City Royals’ bunt-all-the-time strategy in the American League wild-card game?