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ECONOMICS

EDUCATION

IDEAS AND IDEOLOGY

RACE AND ETHNICITY

COLLECTED WRITINGS

MONOGRAPHS

ARTICLES IN SCHOLARLY PUBLICATIONS:

  • "A Student's Eye View of George Stigler," Journal of Political Economy, October 1993, pp. 784-792.
  • "Jean-Baptiste Say," The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics, Vol. 4, p. 249;
  • "Say's Law," Ibid., pp. 249-251;
  • "Jean Charles Leonard Simonde de Sismondi," Ibid., pp. 348-350;
  • "Stigler as a Historian of Economic Thought," Ibid., pp. 498-499;
  • "Thorstein Veblen," Ibid., pp. 799-800.
  • "Assumptions versus History in Ethnic Education," Teachers College Record, Fall 1981, pp. 37-71.
  • "Weber and Bakke, and the Presuppositions of 'Affirmative Action'," Wayne Law Review, July 1980, pp. 1309-1336.
  • "Adam Smith in Theory and Practice" Adam Smith and Modern Political Economy,edited by G. P. O'Driscoll, pp. 3-18. (1979)
  • "Sismondi: A Neglected Pioneer," History of Political Economy, Spring 1972, pp. 62-88.
  • "Samuel Bailey Revisited," Economica, November 1970, pp. 402-408.
  • "The 'Evolutionary' Economics of Thorstein Veblen," Oxford Economic Papers, July 1967, pp. 177-198.
  • "Marx's Capital After One Hundred Years," Canadian Journal of Economics and Political Science, February 1967, pp. 50-74.
  • "The Shorter Work Week Controversy," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, January 1965, pp. 238-246.
  • "The General Glut Controversy Reconsidered," Oxford Economic Papers, November 1963, pp. 193-203.
  • "Marxian Value Reconsidered," Economica, August 1963, pp. 297-308.
  • "Karl Marx and the Freedom of the Individual," Ethics, January 1963, pp. 119-126.
  • "Malthus and the Utilitarians," Canadian Journal of Economics and Political Science, May 1962, pp. 268-274.
  • "Marx's 'Increasing Misery' Doctrine," American Economic Review, March 1960, pp. 111-120.

ESSAYS IN PERIODICALS AND BOOKS:

  • "The Education of Minority Children," Education in the Twenty-First Century, edited by Edward P. Lazear (Hoover Institution Press, 2002) pp. 79-92.
  • "Discrimination, Economics, and Culture," Beyond the Color Line: New Perspectives on Race and Ethnicity in America, edited by Abigail Thernstrom and Stephan Thernstrom (Hoover Institution Press, 2002), pp. 167-180.
  • "Race, Culture and Equality," Forbes, October 5, 1998, pp. 144-149.
  • "Ability and Biology," Newsweek, September 8, 1997, p. 14.
  • "Yes, Blacks Can Make It on Their Own," Time, September 8, 1997, p. 62.
  • "The Nuance Excuse," The Weekly Standard, February 3, 1997, pp, 16-18.
  • "An Unnecessary War," Forbes, August 14, 1995, pp. 122-128.
  • "Ethnicity and IQ," The American Spectator, February 1995, pp. 32-37.
  • "Up from Slavery," Forbes, December 5, 1994, pp.84-93.
  • "The Unheavenly City Revisited," The American Spectator, February 1994, pp. 45-48.
  • "A Road to Hell Paved With Good Intentions," Forbes, January 17, 1994, pp. 60-65.
  • "Culture, Economics, and Politics," The Cultural Context of Economics and Politics, edited by T. W. Boxx and G. M. Quinlivan, pp. 7-14.
  • "Middleman Minorities," The American Enterprise, May/June 1993, pp. 30-41.
  • "Multicultural Instruction," The American Spectator, April 1993, pp. 47-49.
  • "The Scandal of College Tuition," Commentary, August 1992. pp. 23-26.
  • "Have the Democrats Really Changed?" Commentary, September 1992, pp. 27- 32.
  • "Cultural Diversity: A World View," The American Enterprise, May/June 1991, pp. 44-55.
  • "Western Civilization: Achievements and Prospects," The World & I, May 1991, pp. 585-603.
  • "On the Higher Learning in America: Some Comments," ThePublic Interest, Spring 1990, pp. 68-78.
  • "Affirmative Action: A Worldwide Disaster," Commentary, December 1989, pp. 21-41.
  • "Morality versus Sanctimoniousness," St. Croix Review, April 1989, pp. 12-18.
  • "The New Racism on Campus," Fortune, February 1989, pp. 115-120
  • "Preferential Policies: An International Perspective,"Thinking About America: The United States in the 1990s, edited by A. Anderson and D. L. Bark, pp. 469-476.
  • "Democracy and the Market," The World & I, February 1988, pp. 667-674.
  • "Visions of War and Peace," Encounter, December 1987, pp. 40-49.
  • "Rose Bird on Trial," The American Spectator, September 1986, pp. 23-26.
  • " 'Racial Discrimination': Intellectual Definition or Political Slogan?" Ethnic and Racial Studies, October 1986, p. 537.
  • "The Economics of the Bishops' Letter," St. Louis University Public Law Review, Vol. V (1986), pp. 297-308.
  • "Die Zukunft der ökomischen Freiheit," Produktivität, Eigenverantwortung, Beschäftigung, pp. 171-189.
  • "Remarks on Racial Economic Equality," Journal of Ethnic Studies, Fall 1983, pp. 127-128.
  • "By the Numbers," Policy Review, Winter 1982,pp. 9-27.
  • "Media Smears: One Man's Experiences," The American Spectator, May 1982, pp. 17-20.
  • "We're Not Really 'Equal'," Newsweek, September 7, 1981, p. 13.
  • "Thoughts and Details on Poverty," Policy Review, Summer 1981, pp. 11-25.
  • "Side-Stepping the Facts," Journal of Contemporary Studies, Winter 1981, pp. 91- 92.
  • "Heresies on Race and Education," Taxing and Spending, Fall 1980, pp. 5-18.
  • "Ethnicity: Three Black Histories," The Wilson Quarterly, Winter 1979, pp. 96- 106.
  • "Undue Process," Southwestern Law Review, Winter 1979, pp. 1361-1370.
  • "Status versus Behavior," Washington University Law Review, Winter 1979, pp. 179- 188.
  • "Motivating the Law School Faculty in the Twenty-First Century: Is there Life in Tenure?" Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 10, Nos. 102 (1979), pp. 11-12.
  • "Myths About Minorities," Commentary, August 1979, pp. 33-37.
  • "The University of California v. Bakke: Landmark or Curiosity?" Regulation, October 1978, pp. 30-34.
  • "Introduction," Lino A. Graglia, The Supreme Court's Busing Decisions (I.E.E.R., September 1978), pp.1-3.
  • "Equal Opportunity or Numbers Game?" American Educator, Fall 1978, pp. 12 ff.
  • "Are Quotas Good for Blacks?" Commentary, June 1978, pp. 39-43.
  • "Tuition Tax Credits: A Social Revolution," Policy Review, Spring 1978, pp. 79- 83.
  • "Ethnicity in a Changing America," Daedalus, Winter 1978, pp. 213-238.
  • "New Light on Black IQ," New York Times Magazine, March 27, 1977, pp. 15 ff.
  • "Quest for the Elusive Green," Black Enterprise, March 1977, pp. 57 ff.
  • "Economics and Economic Man," The Americans: 1976, edited by Irving Kristol and Paul H. Weaver, Vol. II, pp. 191-209.
  • "A Black 'Conservative' Dissents," New York Times Magazine, August 8, 1976, pp. 14 ff.
  • "Social Science," The American Scholar, Summer 1976, pp. 354-356.
  • "Adam Smith's Shot Heard Round the World," Fortune, March 1976, pp. 179- 180.
  • "Patterns of Black Excellence," The Public Interest, Spring 1976, pp. 26-58.
  • "The Intellect of the Intellectuals," The Chronicle of Higher Education, December 8, 1975, p. 20.
  • "Social Science and General Education," The Philosophy of the Curriculum, edited by Sidney Hook, pp. 166-168.
  • "Black Seniors: Work or College?" Almanac, 1975,p. 66.
  • "Black Excellence: The Case of Dunbar High School," The Public Interest, Spring 1974, pp. 1-21.
  • "Minorities and the City," The Future of the Metropolis, edited by Eli Ginzberg (1974), pp. 111-130.
  • "One Viewpoint," Today's Education, November-December 1973, pp. 84-86.
  • "Black Students: The Rush to Catch Up," Nutshell, 1973-1974, pp. 76-77.
  • "Arthur Jensen and His Critics: The Great I.Q. Controversy," Change, May 1973, pp. 33-37.
  • "Violence and the Pay-Off Society," University of Chicago Magazine, November-December 1971, pp. 2-7.
  • "Economics and Black People," Review of Black Political Economy, Winter-Spring 1971, pp. 3-21.
  • "Colleges are Skipping Over Competent Blacks to Admit 'Authentic' Ghetto Types," New York Times Magazine, December 13, 1970, pp. 34 ff.
  • "The 'Available' University," University of Chicago Magazine, November-December 1970, pp. 2-6.
  • "Veblen's Higher Learning After Fifty Years,"Journal of Economic Issues, December 1969, pp. 66-78.
  • "Black Studies: Slogan or Social History?" Black Studies, edited by Bayard Rustin, pp. 33-35.
  • "The Cheap and Easy Way," Western Review, Summer 1967, p. 28.
  • "The 'Need' for More 'Education'," AAUP Bulletin, December 1966, pp. 380- 384.
  • "New Dawn in Antitrust? A Comment," Quarterly Review of Economics and Business, September 1965, pp. 87-88.
  • "The Balance of Payments Dilemma," Bell Telephone Magazine, Spring 1965, pp. 87-88.

BOOK REVIEWS:

  • Mismatch: How Affirmative Action Hurts Students It's Intended to Help, and Why Universities Won't Admit It, by Richard Sander and Stuart Taylor, Jr. , CLAREMONT REVIEW OF BOOKS, Fall 2012, pp. 76-78.
  • Hayek: the Man and the Hero, THE AMERICAN SPECTATOR, July/August 2001, pp. 122-124.
  • The Age of Mass Migrations: Causes and Economic Impact by Timothy J. Hatton and Jeffrey Williamson, JOURNAL OF WORLD HISTORY, Spring 2000, pp. 145-147.
  • Property and Freedom by Richard Pipes, WASHINGTON TIMES, June 6, 1999, p. B8.
  • Cornell '69 by Donald Alexander Downs,THE WEEKLY STANDARD, May 3, 1999, pp. 31-33.
  • The Shape of the River: Long-Term Consequences of Considering Race in College and University Admissions by William G. Bowen and Derek Bok, THE AMERICAN SPECTATOR, April 1999, pp. 24-27.
  • Out of America: A Black Man Confronts Africa by Keith Richburg, NATIONAL REVIEW, April 21, 1997, pp. 74-75.
  • The Fatal Conceit: The Errors of Socialism by F.A. Hayek, REASON, December 1988, pp. 35-37.
  • The Hispanics in the United States: A History by L. H. Gann and Peter J. Duignan, REASON, January 1988, pp. 52ff.
  • College: The Undergraduate Experience in America by Ernest L. Boyer, WALL STREET JOURNAL, April 9, 1987, p. 26.
  • Years of Poverty, Years of Plenty by Greg J. Duncan, et al, REASON, December 1985, pp. 46-48.
  • The Nightmare Years by William L. Shirer, REASON, May 1985, pp. 54ff.
  • Who Will Do Science? by Sue Berryman, THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, February 8, 1984, p. 24.
  • The Economics of Justice by Richard Posner, FORTUNE, November 2, 1981, pp. 175-176.
  • Equality, the Third World, and Economic Delusion by P. T. Bauer; Investing in People by Theodore W. Schultz, THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW, October 16, 1981, p. 13.
  • The Ethnic Myth by Stephen Steinberg, POLICY REVIEW, Fall 1981, pp. 169- 170.
  • The Chinese of America by Jack Chen, THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW, June 7, 1981, p. 13.
  • Harvard Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Groups, edited by Stephan Thernstrom, et al, COMMENTARY, January 1981, pp. 70-71.
  • Adam Smith's Politics: An Essay in Historiographic Revision by Donald Winch, JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC HISTORY, June 1979, p. 604.
  • Knowledge and Ignorance in Economics by T.W. Hutchinson, JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC HISTORY, June 1978, p. 557.
  • The Classical Economists by D. P. O'Brien, THE AMERICAN HISTORICAL REVIEW, December 1976, p. 1069.
  • The Black Family in Slavery and Freedom by Herbert G. Gutman, FORTUNE, November 1976, pp. 237-238.
  • A Rehabilitation of Say's Law by William Harold Hutt, JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC HISTORY, December 1975, pp. 870-871.
  • Money by John Kenneth Galbraith, COMMENTARY, December 1975, pp. 82ff.
  • On Economics and Society by Harry G. Johnson,THE ALTERNATIVE, October 1975, pp. 26 ff.
  • Private Black Colleges at the Crossroads by Daniel C. Thompson; Black Educators in White Colleges, CHANGE, June 1974, pp. 55 ff.
  • The Education of Black People by W. E. B. DuBois; The Education of Black Folk by Allan Ballard, JOURNAL OF HIGHER EDUCATION, April 1974, pp. 305-308.
  • A Primer on Social Dynamics by Kenneth E. Boulding, ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCE QUARTERLY, March 1972, pp. 146-147.
  • Crisis in World Communism by Frank O'Brien, AMERICAN ECONOMIC REVIEW, September 1965, pp. 911-912.
  • Essays in the History of Economics by George J. Stigler, AMERICAN ECONOMIC REVIEW, June 1965, pp. 551-553.
  • Modern Economics by Wronski, Doody, and Clemence, AMERICAN ECONOMIC REVIEW, December 1964, pp. 1095-1096.
  • Employer Concentration in Local Labor Markets by Robert L. Bunting, AMERICAN ECONOMIC REVIEW, September 1963, p. 828.
  • Slums and Suburbs by James B. Conant, SOCIAL RESEARCH, Winter 1961, pp. 508-510.
  • Selected Writings by Karl Marx, SOCIAL RESEARCH, Spring 1960, p. 119.

MISCELLANEOUS:

  • Regular columns: Creators Syndicate, 1991-2016; Forbes magazine, 1991- 1999; Scripps-Howard News Service 1984-1990; Los Angeles Herald- Examiner, 1978-1980.

  • Occasional columns: Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Washington Star, Newsweek, The Times (London), Newsday, Stanford Daily.