Book Reviews

Reforming American Politics

Harold Heie's new book models a reform of American politics almost more than it explains. Heie started the project by inviting a broad selection of people to engage in arranged conversations, online, about contentious topics. Those he invited were chosen, and paired up, with the…
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May 29, 2019
Animal EthicsEthics

Impossible Meat Explosion

A number of restaurants have recently adopted some new plant-based meat alternatives on their menus. The biggest one yet is the introduction of the "Impossible Whopper," a burger king experiment in which their classic whopper beef patty was replaced with the Impossible Burger, starting in…
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April 1, 2019
EthicsFeatured

Against Inefficacy Objections

Against Inefficacy Objections: The Real Economic Impact of Individual Consumer Choices on Animal Agriculture Coauthored with Matthew Halteman, Calvin College Published in Food Ethics. Preliminary Draft Abstract When consumers choose to abstain from purchasing meat, they face some uncertainty about whether their decisions will have…
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August 23, 2017

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A New Direction for Kuyperian Economics

A recent small conference hosted by the Journal of Markets and Morality inspired me to work out an argument that I started thinking through as I read some recent work on Neo-Calvinist economic thought. The result is this paper. I am already aware that there…
Ethics
Prostitution, State Violence, and Economic Opportunities: A Response to McMullen
Articles & Essays
Can Baby Bonds Adress Historic Racial Injustice?
Ethics
Capitalism, Opportunity, the Welfare State, and Virtue

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Polarization and the Academy

This post first appeared on CSR's Christ Animated Learning Blog. One of the clearest conclusions we can take away from the 2020 election season is that political and ideological polarization has continued to be one of the most powerful forces in our social life. In…
Education
Why Is College so Expensive?
Education
Can Higher Education Be Unbundled?
Education
Why Colleges will not be Replaced by Online Education

General Economics

Articles & Essays

A New Direction for Kuyperian Economics

A recent small conference hosted by the Journal of Markets and Morality inspired me to work out an argument that I started thinking through as I read some recent work on Neo-Calvinist economic thought. The result is this paper. I am already aware that there…
Ethics
Prostitution, State Violence, and Economic Opportunities: A Response to McMullen
General Economics
Regulation, Licensing, and Poverty
Articles & Essays
Can Baby Bonds Adress Historic Racial Injustice?