Month: January 16, 2013

Jan 16,2013

Economic Thinking Helps in Policy Jobs

For anyone seeking to affect or even evaluate public policy options, economic thinking is crucial. It helps us to avoid some of the worst, and yet most common, errors in...

Jan 14,2013

Consumers Should Celebrate Google’s Antitrust Victory

The Federal Trade Commission recently concluded a two-year of investigation of Google’s search ranking practices with a decision that they didn’t violate antitrust legislation. This is great news for American...

Jan 14,2013

Why Work in a Think Tank? Part 3

If you are exploring careers in public policy, you should consider the policy-shaping role of think tanks. Think tank professionals can exert influence on public policy that is both enormous...

Jan 10,2013

Networking Advice: How to Best Use LinkedIn

Not enough of you are networking through LinkedIn. Think about it. Why do people sign up for LinkedIn when pretty much everyone is already on Facebook? Because they want to...

Jan 09,2013

Integrity Matters: Part 3

Honesty, humility, introspection, patience, fair-dealing, courage, self-discipline, respect for others—these are surely among the core traits of a life of integrity. For that reason, they are the keys to a...