The Role of Universities and Taxpayer-Funded Research in Economic Growth

Lynne Kiesling In today’s Forbes.com, Sramana Mitra has a column discussing the role of universities and taxpayer funding in innovation that contributes to economic growth. She is a thoughtful and insightful commentator, and I recommend the article, despite having a couple of disagreements with her argument. I do think she overstates the case against innovation … More The Role of Universities and Taxpayer-Funded Research in Economic Growth

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies!

Lynne Kiesling Last week was our spring break, and the KP Spouse and I were in Colorado all week. I spent the entire week off-grid — no computer, no Internet, zip zilch nada, nothing but snow and books and music (and, toward the end of the week, basketball for the KP Spouse and our friend … More Pride and Prejudice and Zombies!