Ian Ayres

Ian Ayres is a professor at Yale Law School and a co-author of Voting with Dollars.

Jurisprudence
April 4 2014 3:03 PMAll Eyes on ObamaObama needs to put his money where his mouth is on campaign finance reform.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 18 2011 2:53 PMPaying Students To Quit Law SchoolAn unorthodox solution to the problem of too many graduates unable to repay their loans.
Green Room
Sept. 25 2008 11:53 AMAdam Smith Meets Climate ChangeHow the theory of moral sentiments could be applied to cap-and-trade greenhouse-gas emissions.
Jurisprudence
March 7 2005 5:01 PMLooking Out for No. 2A modest proposal for single-use toilets.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 2 2012 6:31 PMElection BossesHow to stop employers from telling workers whom to vote for.
Hey, Wait A Minute
June 1 2009 6:54 AMCrazy Eddie's House SaleHome sellers should offer price protection the way many electronic retailers do.
Politics
June 25 2007 2:23 PMDown With Plutocrats and Fat Cat DonorsGive the rest of us money to spend on campaign contributions.

TODAY IN SLATE

War Stories

The Right Target

Why Obama’s airstrikes against ISIS may be more effective than people expect.

The NFL Has No Business Punishing Players for Off-Field Conduct. Leave That to the Teams.

Meet the Allies the U.S. Won’t Admit It Needs in Its Fight Against ISIS

I Stand With Emma Watson on Women’s Rights

Even though I know I’m going to get flak for it.

Should You Recline Your Seat? Two Economists Weigh In.

Medical Examiner

How to Stop Ebola

Survivors might be immune. Let’s recruit them to care for the infected.

History

America in Africa

The tragic, misunderstood history of Liberia—and why the United States has a special obligation to help it fight the Ebola epidemic.

New GOP Claim: Hillary Clinton’s Wealth and Celebrity Are Tricks to Disguise Her Socialism

Why the Byzantine Hiring Process at Universities Drives Academics Batty

Moneybox
Sept. 23 2014 3:29 PM The Fascinating Origins of Savannah, Georgia’s Distinctive Typeface
  News & Politics
History
Sept. 23 2014 11:45 PM America in Africa The tragic, misunderstood history of Liberia—and why the United States has a special obligation to help it fight the Ebola epidemic.
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 23 2014 2:08 PM Home Depot’s Former Lead Security Engineer Had a Legacy of Sabotage
  Life
Education
Sept. 23 2014 11:45 PM Why Your Cousin With a Ph.D. Is a Basket Case  Understanding the Byzantine hiring process that drives academics up the wall.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 23 2014 2:32 PM Politico Asks: Why Is Gabby Giffords So “Ruthless” on Gun Control?
  Slate Plus
Political Gabfest
Sept. 23 2014 3:04 PM Chicago Gabfest How to get your tickets before anyone else.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 23 2014 8:38 PM “No One in This World” Is One of Kutiman’s Best, Most Impressive Songs
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 23 2014 5:36 PM This Climate Change Poem Moved World Leaders to Tears Today
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 23 2014 11:37 PM How to Stop Ebola Could survivors safely care for the infected?
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 23 2014 7:27 PM You’re Fired, Roger Goodell If the commissioner gets the ax, the NFL would still need a better justice system. What would that look like?