MAY 2005

Publication of Capital Ideas: Selected Papers on Price Theory is supported by the Albert P. Weisman Endowment.



Why I Support a Privatized Individual Account Social Security System
From The Becker-Posner Blog, www.becker-posner-blog.com
Research by Gary S. Becker

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Spin Cycle
Truth and Lies in the Market for News
Research by Matthew Gentzkow and Jesse M. Shapiro

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The Cheating Curve
What Are the Costs of High-Stakes Testing?
Research by Steve Levitt

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The Threat of Southwest Airlines
Pre-Emptive Responses to Potential Competition
Research by Austan D. Goolsbee and Chad Syverson

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Battle Tactics
The Economics of the War On Drugs
Research by Gary S. Becker and Kevin M. Murphy

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