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Marshall Steinbaum

Marshall Steinbaum is Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Utah, Senior Fellow in Higher Education Finance at the Jain Family Institute, and a former research economist at the Roosevelt Institute.

Articles

Why the left’s turn from higher education has coincided with a newfound conservative appreciation for it.

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The economist systematically demolishes the conceit that extreme inequality is our destiny rather than our choice.

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The hostile reaction to Binyamin Appelbaum's new book reveals the tensions within the economics profession over some of its most self-serving myths.

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On Marx’s two-hundredth birthday, capitalism’s ideology looks shakier than it has in a while.
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When college is a prerequisite for getting a job that pays better than minimum wage, we cannot stop until it is free and accessible to all.

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The University of Virginia has long been a bastion of white supremacy and white supremacy–validating scholarship.

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Capital in the Twenty-First Century raised important questions about inequality that the Ivory Tower would rather ignore.

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Two new books argue that the student debt crisis is a media myth. But they ignore the exploitation of disadvantaged students by for-profit colleges.

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Plutocracy, not global competition, harms the middle class.

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Off-shoring, tax havens, and other scourges of globalization

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The dead weight of decades of bad economics remains.
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