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Megan McArdle
Megan McArdle
Megan McArdle is a columnist at Bloomberg View and a former senior editor at The Atlantic. Her new book is The Up Side of Down.
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Why Writers Are the Worst Procrastinators

The psychological origins of waiting (... and waiting, and waiting) to work Megan McArdle Feb 12, 2014

Romney's America: Fewer Cops, Fewer Firefighters, Fewer Teachers?

If that's the argument Mitt Romney wants to have, Barack Obama should accept the invitation Megan McArdle Jun 10, 2012

On the Death of a Public Policy Giant

LA Police Chief Charlie Beck, Pepperdine economist Angela Hawken, and UCLA political scientist Mark Peterson discuss Wilson's work, impact, and legacy, with me moderating. Megan McArdle Jun 6, 2012

Thyucidides on War With Iran

A lesson from the classics Megan McArdle Jun 5, 2012

Our Special-Ed System Favors the Rich (and Romney Has a Plan to Fix It)

The candidate's proposals would make it easier for parents to exercise rights they already have. Megan McArdle Jun 1, 2012

How Good Parents and Good Intentions Lead to Dramatically Unequal Schools

Should we worry that cash from parents, PTAs, and foundations are invisible donations to schools that are already likely to provide superior education? Megan McArdle May 31, 2012

50 Shades of Money: The Alluring Economics of the Romance Novel

Romance novels brought in $1.4 billion in sales in 2010. They far outperform other genres of literature Megan McArdle May 31, 2012

The Economic Impact of Autism on Families

Once the parent overcomes the grieving process, they have to endure a lifetime of smaller cuts Megan McArdle May 31, 2012

A Conservative's Approach to Combating Climate Change

It's possible to address global warming without handing the government more control over the economy. Megan McArdle May 30, 2012

Is Washington, D.C., Really the Environment's Savior?

Megan McArdle May 29, 2012

How Property Rights Could Help Save the Environment

At the same time, the environmental limitations of property rights and markets should not be overstated Megan McArdle May 29, 2012

Wall Street's Obama Fury: Sometimes Even Spoiled Brats Have a Point

Paranoids can have real enemies, too Megan McArdle May 25, 2012

Modest Proposals for Financial Reform: Regulation as Grade-Grubbing

Maybe regulatory life should be more like school. Megan McArdle May 24, 2012

The Good News and the Bad News About Public Colleges

Megan McArdle May 24, 2012

Property Rights and Fishery Conservation

Megan McArdle May 24, 2012

Property Rights and the Tragedy of the Commons

Megan McArdle May 22, 2012

Modest Proposals for Financial Reform: Abolish Mortgage-Backed Securities

Megan McArdle May 22, 2012

Why School Integration Is So Hard

Megan McArdle May 21, 2012

Meet Your New Guest Bloggers (Again)

Megan McArdle May 21, 2012

Hayek Was Right: Why Cloud Computing Proves the Power of Markets

Megan McArdle May 18, 2012 More Stories
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