Author: Peter Wechsler

Private College Costs Climbing at an Alarming Rate – July 19, 2013 Newsletter

According to a recent Wall Street Journal article by Glenn Harlan Reynolds, a Professor of Law at the University of Tennessee, college costs are climbing at an alarming rate. A staggering statistic cited by Mr. Reynolds is a growth rate of 7.45% per year in college tuition since 1978 which translates into more than a…
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D.C. vs. Wal-Mart: Can Any City Council Beat This One? – July 19, 2013 Newsletter

I don’t know if you’ve seen this story, but it provides a great lesson in basic economics. Here is the story… Wal-Mart had decided to put six stores in the city proper of Washington, DC, which would create hundreds and hundreds of entry level jobs in an area that desperately needs employers. You would think…
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