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.



Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough

So they added a little self-immolation.

Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War

Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore, and Schools Are Getting Worried

The Good Wife Is Cynical, Thrilling, and Grown-Up. It’s Also TV’s Best Drama.

  News & Politics
Sept. 19 2014 9:15 PM Chris Christie, Better Than Ever
Sept. 19 2014 6:35 PM Pabst Blue Ribbon is Being Sold to the Russians, Was So Over Anyway
Inside Higher Ed
Sept. 19 2014 1:34 PM Empty Seats, Fewer Donors? College football isn’t attracting the audience it used to.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Sept. 19 2014 12:00 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
Brow Beat
Sept. 19 2014 4:48 PM You Should Be Listening to Sbtrkt
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 19 2014 5:09 PM Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?   A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.