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Articles written for a general audience at American Institute for Economic Research

  1. "Mortgage Rates and the Fed," AIER Research Reports, forthcoming.
  2. Introductory Chapter to Proceedings from AIER Conference on Global Climate Change, May 2008.
  3. "Should You Buy Local," AIER Research Reports, February 28, 2008
  4. "The AIER Cost of Living Guide," Economic Education Bulletin, January 2008
  5. "Are We Frogs in a Pot?" AIER Research Reports, January 31, 2008
  6. "The Car Book: A Complete Financial Guide to Vehicle Ownership," AIER Economic Education Bulletin, November 2007 (Contributing Editor)
  7. "Insurance or Care?" AIER Research Reports, October 15, 2007
  8. "A Starbucks A Day Pushes Retirement Away," AIER Research Reports, August 3, 2007
  9. "A Cool Trillion," AIER Research Reports, May 21, 2007
  10. "Half Free, Half Slave," AIER Research Reports, April 23, 2007
  11. "The State of the Stock Market: Is It the Last Domino?" AIER Research Reports, March 26, 2007
  12. "Healthy Step," AIER Research Reports, February 26, 2007
  13. "The Minimum Wage Charade," AIER Research Reports, January 22, 2007
  14. "Micro-Credit and Macro-Results," AIER Research Reports, December 11, 2006
  15. "Measuring Well Being with a Rubber Ruler," AIER Research Reports, November 13, 2006
  16. "Social Engineering by Any Other Name … A Review of Charles Murray's "In Our Hands" AIER Manuscript, October 2006
  17. "On the Economics of Immigration," AIER Manuscript, September 2006

Op-Eds and Other Popular Work

  1. "The Perils of Economic Illiteracy," Atlanta Journal Constitution and South Florida Sun Sentinel (February 14 and February 13, 2011).
  2. "Mission Not to Accomplish,"Inside Higher Ed, July 28, 2009.
  3. "The Gift of Thanksgiving," Olean Times Herald, November 27, 2008.
  4. "The Right to Escape Oppression," Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, June 4, 2008
  5. "What We Know and Don't Know on Global Warming," Washington Examiner, March 1, 2008
  6. "Kidney Stoned," Berkshire Eagle, March 24, 2007
  7. "Bye-Bye Freedom Fry," Berkshire Eagle, January 18, 2007
  8. "Economics Deval-ued," Berkshire Eagle, January 4, 2007
  9. "The End of Oil," Panelist for Debate/Dialogue at Centre College, April 2006
  10. "The Economics of Wal-Mart," Centre College, November 2005 (two presentations, here and here)

Electronic Publication at AIER

  1. What is a Vigilant Investor to Do? AIER Research Commentary, May 20, 2008
  2. A Disabled Program, AIER Research Commentary, May 12, 2008
  3. The Mourning of May Day, AIER Research Commentary, May 1, 2008
  4. The Decline of Manufacturing, AIER Research Commentary, April 24, 2008
  5. Bankruptcy Reform, AIER Research Commentary, April 22, 2008
  6. It's Not Just the Weather, AIER Research Commentary, April 7, 2008
  7. Hidden Unemployment? AIER Research Commentary, March 31, 2008
  8. Inside the Indicators: GDP, AIER Research Commentary, March 28, 2008
  9. Are Businesses Exploiting Their Workers? AIER Research Commentary, March 26, 2008
  10. Where is the Credit Crunch? AIER Research Commentary, March 24, 2008
  11. Chinese Communism and Economic Growth, AIER Research Commentary, March 19, 2008
  12. New $5 Bill: Protection Against Phony Money, AIER Research Commentary, March 14, 2008
  13. Dollar Nadir? AIER Research Commentary, March 6, 2008
  14. How to Interpret Polling Data, AIER Research Commentary, March 4, 2008
  15. Inside the Indicators: Unemployment Duration, AIER Research Commentary, February 26, 2008
  16. Inflation and Economic Growth, AIER Research Commentary, February 26, 2008
  17. Is Home Equity Falling? AIER Research Commentary, February 25, 2008. Picked up by Washington Examiner, March 5, 2008.
  18. Research Roundup: Offshoring, AIER Research Commentary, February 18, 2008
  19. Are the Chinese Holding a Trump Card?, AIER Research Commentary, February 11, 2008

Academic Publications

  1. Who Bears the Growing Cost of Science at Universities?  (Ronald G. Ehrenberg, Michael J. Rizzo and George H. Jakubson), in Ronald G. Ehrenberg and Paula Stephan, eds., Science and the University, (University of Wisconsin Press, 2007).
  2. The Changing Composition of American Citizen PhDs (Jeff Groen and Michael J. Rizzo) in Ronald G. Ehrenberg and Paula Stephan, eds., Science and the University, (University of Wisconsin Press, 2007).
  3. A Panel Data Analysis of State Preferences for Funding Higher Education: 1977-2001, in American Council of Education, What's Happening to Public Higher Education, (Greenwood Press, 2006).
  4. The Public Interest in Higher Education, in Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland ed. Education and Economic Development, May 2005.
  5. Resident and Nonresident Tuition and Enrollment at Flagship State Universities (Michael J. Rizzo and Ronald G. Ehrenberg) in C. Hoxby, ed., College Choice: The Economics of Which College, When College and How to Pay For It, (University of Chicago Press, 2004).
  6. Financial Forces and the Future of American Higher Education (Ronald G. Ehrenberg and Michael J. Rizzo).  Academe, July-August 2004.
  7. Faculty Retirement Policies After the End of Mandatory Retirement (Ronald G. Ehrenberg and Michael J. Rizzo), TIAA-CREF Report. Research Dialogue No.69, October 2001.

Book Reviews and Commentary

  1. Review of Claudia Goldin and Lawrence Katz, The Race Between Education and Technology (Harvard University Press) in Industrial and Labor Relations Review (forthcoming, Fall 2009).
  2. Review of Mark Gradstein, Moshe Justman, and Volker Meier, The Political Economy of Education: Implications for Growth and Inequality (The MIT Press) in Industrial and Labor Relations Review 59, p. 325-326, January 2006.
  3. Review of Alan Manning, Monopsony in Motion: Imperfect Competition in Labor Markets (Princeton University Press) in Industrial and Labor Relations Review 57, p.309-311, January 2004.
  4. Summary of Survey of Tuition Reciprocity Programs at Public Research and Doctoral Universities (available at www.ilr.cornell.edu/cheri, click on surveys).

Working Papers

  1. The Cost of Crafting a Class: (In)Efficient Financial Aid Allocation at Two Private Colleges (with Robert E. Martin and Randy Campbell). CHERI Working Paper 101, May 2007 (under review).
  2. Start-Up Costs in American Research Universities (Ronald G. Ehrenberg, Michael J. Rizzo and Scott Condie), CHERI Working Paper WP 33, March 2003 (available at http://www.ilr.cornell.edu/cheri).
  3. A Soldier's Choice Among Job, College and Career: Do Educational Benefits Matter?  Paper presented at the Seventh Annual Meetings of the Society of Labor Economists, Baltimore, MD, May 3-4, 2002.  (under revision).

15 Responses to “Writing”

  1. Harry says:

    Great reading. How come you have not been arrested by assorted governments?

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