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Robert D.Tollison (1942-2016) Oct 24, 2016

It is with a deep sadness that announce the passing of Robert D. Tollison. Continue reading ›

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Economics Senior Wins Multiple Clemson and National Awards Apr 18, 2016

Darby Voisin, a senior majoring in Economics, has won multiple Clemson and National Awards during her time at Clemson. Continue reading ›


Matt Lewis op-ed: Price-gouging laws are counterproductive Oct 3, 2016

A recent failure of the Colonial Pipeline reduced the flow of gasoline to the southeast. In an op-ed in the Charlotte Observer, Matt Lewis shows how price-gouging laws make a bad situation worse, and argues that better legislation on pricing is required. More ›

Washington Post column devoted to Fleck and Hanssen paper on Movie Stars Sep 21, 2016

A new paper by Clemson Economics Professors Rob Fleck and Andy Hanssen is the subject of an extensive column in the Washington Post. The paper documents gender differences over the life cycle in leading roles in Hollywood films since 1905. More ›

Hazlett on Public Spending on Internet Access and Educational Attainment Aug 24, 2016

President Obama proposed spending $4 billion per year on the Federal Government's E-rate program, to increase internet access in schools. These programs have a long history of support from politicians on both sides of the aisle. But do they work? More ›