Charter High Schools Increase Earnings and Educational Achievement
Alex Tabarrok, Marginal Revolution
Private and charter schools appear to have significant but modest effects on test scores but much larger effects on educational attainment and even on long-run earnings
Reason and Revelation: Why Christians Need Philosophy
Sherif Girgis, Public Discourse
Many Christians question the value of philosophical arguments for conjugal marriage, preferring to appeal to revelation. But our natural moral knowledge in some ways precedes revelation and helps us to understand it.
The Gains from Getting Rid of “Run Amok” Occupational Licensing
David Henderson, Econlog
If licensing causes pay to be about 14 percent higher, how would it do that? I think almost any economist, including the authors, would answer that it does so by restricting entry into those licensed occupations. Indeed, the authors state.
Why Religious Freedom Matters for Our Work
Hugh Whelchel, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics
Today we fight another battle for freedom – religious freedom. Only this one isn’t on the fields of Stirling Bridge; it’s in the halls of the United States Supreme Court. But like the Battle of Stirling Bridge, this debate has implications for all of our lives – including the way we understand our work as a religious activity.