Author: Yevgeniy Feyman

Yevgeniy Feyman is a fellow at the Manhattan Institute

Let’s Not Subsidize Liberal Arts

I am writing in response to Dr. Lawler’s post here. First, to clear up one important point that Dr. Lawler addresses – libertarians (such as myself) have no desire to make liberal arts courses be more expensive than STEM course. Indeed, as he rightfully notes, because liberal arts degrees are associated with lower lifetime earnings, […]

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College Cost “Window Stickers”

How do you reduce the growing mountain of student loan debt? Stop subsidizing higher education? End the notion that ‘any degree’ is better than ‘no degree’? Teach kids that paying off $12,000 in loans isn’t a cakewalk? No, no, let’s just tell them again how much it costs and hope they make the best of […]

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What Is Educational Fair Use in the Digital Age?

A professor posts excerpts from a book through the university’s electronic reserves for his class – an innocent enough practice that is fairly common in colleges across the country. Recently, 23 professors at Georgia State University (GSU) were alleged to have engaged in copyright infringement for doing just that.

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