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The discovery process in student athlete wages

FiveThirtyEightSports has a great piece about how much college quarterbacks are really worth in terms of market value. I’m neutral-but-leaning-against on the issue of paying college athletes, but the piece begins with University of Iowa Athletic Director Gary Barta giving a very bad reason to oppose it: it’s too complicated to figure out how much they should be paid. 738 more words


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ANU Forum on Higher Education Financing

I will be presenting at the ANU Forum on Higher Education Financing, Friday 13th August 2015, on the topic ‘Should universities have skin in the game?’ based on my Senate submission… 278 more words

Economics Of Education

Why next to no gender wage gap for under 45s in New Zealand?

Figure 1: unadjusted median pay per hour by gender and age group, New Zealand, 2014

Source: New Zealand Income Survey 2014 via Human Rights Commission: Tracking Equality at Work.

Labour Economics