Education / Fiscal policy

What Would Adam Smith Do About Public School Funding?

Public education seems to never die out from the political economic discourse, as it never should. Investing in the education of new generations has been rightly revered as the best method for ensuring a prosperous society. But the question remains, who should invest in it and to what level? Influential political economist Adam Smith’s work … Continue reading

What Uber and School Choice have in Common: A Response
Education

What Uber and School Choice have in Common: A Response

     A few days ago, an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) claimed to answer “what Uber and school choice have in common.” Courtavich, the author of the article, juxtaposes two industries–education and transportation–that are facially very different but whose underlying concerns may, in fact, be quite similar.  The answer proffered by the … Continue reading