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How bankruptcy can help USA Gymnastics and the Boy Scouts compensate...

Pamela Foohey, Indiana University USA Gymnastics and the Boy Scouts of America sex abuse scandals have rocked communities nationwide. Revelations regarding decades of the sexual...

Federal funding for higher ed comes with strings attached, but is...

Jason Alix Coupet, North Carolina State University When nonprofit colleges and universities get federal funding for research and to support students, do government regulations make...

What criminal conspiracy charges against an alleged Russian spy might mean...

Brian Galle, Georgetown University Editor’s note: U.S. authorities have arrested Mariia Butina, a Russian advocate for firearms ownership also known as Maria. In a criminal...

Why turning homelessness into a crime is cruel and costly

Joseph W. Mead, Cleveland State University and Sara Rankin, Seattle University Increasingly, local laws punish Americans who are homeless. By severely restricting or even barring the...

Spotting the political calculus behind some acts of corporate charity

Raymond Fisman, Boston University Over the past few years, I have teamed up with fellow economists Marianne Bertrande, Matilde Bombardini and Francesco Trebbi to look...

What is March Madness – and the nonprofit that manages the...

Jay L. Zagorsky, The Ohio State University The annual college basketball spectacle known as March Madness has arrived. Millions of people will tune in to...

How to get more Americans to volunteer

Rebecca Nesbit, University of Georgia and Robert Christensen, Brigham Young University Alexis de Tocqueville, the 19th-century Frenchman fascinated by U.S. life, praised what he saw...

Most panhandling laws are unconstitutional since there’s no freedom from speech

Joseph W. Mead, Cleveland State University Thousands of U.S. cities restrict panhandling in some way. These ordinances limit face-to-face soliciting, including interactions that occur on...

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Even self-driving cars need driver education

Johanna Zmud, Texas A&M University What do self-driving cars and teenage drivers have in common? Experience. Or, more accurately, a lack of experience. Teenage drivers –...