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March 2007

The Academic's Handbook

A. Leigh Deneef, Editor Crauford D. Goodwin, Editor Duke University Press, 2007, 416 pages. $24.95 reviewed by Mark Drozdowski When I finished graduate school six years ago, I wasn’t eyeing a traditional career as a faculty member. Had I…

"Oh, Canada"

by Sandy Farran Allison Dube is the kind of professor who greets students by name even though his classes often have more than 100 people. He regularly extends his office hours and provides his home number so students can reach him at any…

The Academic’s Handbook

A. Leigh Deneef, Editor Crauford D. Goodwin, Editor Duke University Press, 2007, 416 pages. $24.95 reviewed by Mark Drozdowski When I finished graduate school six years ago, I wasn’t eyeing a traditional career as a faculty member. Had I…

The Ph.D. Glut Revisited

by Gary North The economist rarely uses the words “glut” and “shortage” without adding: at some price. Other scholars are not equally wise. A free market theory of pricing rests on the supposition that gluts and shortages are temporary…