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Professor's Perspective

Reskilling Over a Lifetime: Learning New Skills as We Age

August 20, 2018

“Reskilling” is the act of learning a new trade or employable skill, usually in middle-age or older. Professor Timothy Taylor discusses the options available for people in the US and world looking for a future in a new profession. […]

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The Medical Bankruptcies Debate

June 26, 2018

The debate over the extent to which uninsured medical costs lead to personal bankruptcies is interesting for a couple of reasons. In terms of social science and politics, it leads to a quagmire of difficult discussions, debating between someone’s health and their wallet. […]

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Both Sides of the Vaping Controversy

May 17, 2018

Both Sides of the Vaping Controversy. Could vaping and e-cigarettes reduce the toll of death and illness due to smoking conventional cigarettes? The most recent issue of the Annual Review of Public Health has a nice pro-and-con. Professor Timothy Taylor discusses both sides of artificial cigarettes. Read more on Wondrium Daily. […]

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Olympic Economics

February 27, 2018

Professor Timothy Taylor discusses the Olympic Economics of this year’s winter Olympics in South Korea. Read more on Wondrium Daily […]

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Apprenticeships for Children

July 19, 2017

Apprenticeships for Early Childhood Education?Dig into the question of when to start preening children for a particular skill set with Professor Timothy Taylor. […]