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Corporations are Not Unitary Rational Actors

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On July 3, 2008
Matt writes: As you can perhaps tell from my dyspeptic response to some of our Ideas Festival sponsors’ efforts to brand themselves as “green,” (see also Boeing’s hilarious hand-crank powered flashlight) I don’t see the “corporate social responsibility” movement as having a ton of promise. I think large firms will more-or-less inevitably seek to maximize […]

NY Governor Patterson has directed that NY will recognize out of state same-sex marriages. It’s not totally clear from the NY Times article whether this includes civil unions that are not called

Final Exams

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On May 3, 2008

For lack of a better topic to post on, here are my final exam questions. In both cases the students had roughly two hours to write on their choice of one of the three questions. First, Defense Statecr

Patterson Trips II

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On April 12, 2008
Last week about forty Patterson students and faculty visited Fort Knox, which is currently the home of the US Army armor school and of a basic training facility. In addition to some time at the nifty high-tech firing range, we were able to talk extensively to the drill sergeants and to the armor students and […]

Patterson Trips I

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On April 12, 2008

We’ve been field-tripping lately at Patterson; this week to Proctor and Gamble headquarters in Cincinnati, last week to Fort Knox. Both trips have, believe it or not, spawned some thoughts that

July 5

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On November 20, 2007

Today we started a mini-simulation for a course at Patterson. This isn’t the larger spring policy simulation, but rather a smaller exercise designed to facilitate group work and presentation ski

More on the Terminal MA

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On November 14, 2007
PTJ has some additional thoughts, and Dan Drezner weighs in here. To respond in some detail, I’m deeply uncomfortable with the wall that PTJ wants to erect between scholarship and policy. It’s true enough that studying baseball isn’t playing baseball, but it seems absurd to me to claim that the study of baseball hasn’t informed […]

The Terminal MA

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On November 6, 2007

Over at Duck, PTJ has an interesting post about a student who decided to pursue a terminal MA in international relations in order to “certify idealism”. PTJ is a bit hostile to this notion

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