Category Archives: Public Sector Effectiveness

Harvard Ed School students protest graduation speaker

My comments: These graduates from Harvard know their own minds. They object to having a speaker with an agenda that is in direct opposition to the highest aspirations of these talented future educators. “Reform” means giving up local control of … Continue reading

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The Economics of Old Buildings

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/05/15/an-economic-defense-of-old-buildings/?tid=up_next While we are talking economics, let’s talk about a cost that the owner, builder or the developer do not bear: the cost of extracting new materials from the earth, the cost of the cleanup after those materials are extracted, … Continue reading

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More on Creating J.O.B.S: Letter to Barack #7

Dear President-elect Obama,             I resume my optimistic suggestions regarding how all of us working together can transform America and the world with the topic   3.  Government work.             Two basic questions need to be asked regarding … Continue reading

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