Published Date:August 23, 2012
College football exploits players in an invisible labor market, and the only plausible way for student-athletes to address their interests is the credible threat of unionization, according to research from Michael LeRoy, a University of Illinois expert in labor relations and collective bargaining in athletics.
August 23, 2012
Published Date:August 8, 2012
Various misconceptions surrounding the continued viability of Medicare can be debunked or discredited, according to a paper published by law professor Richard L. Kaplan, a University of Illinois expert on retirement benefits.
August 8, 2012
Published Date:May 23, 2012
Springfields plan to slash nearly $1.4 billion from the states Medicaid program will ultimately result in bigger medical (and financial) problems for low- and middle-income senior citizens and their families, says a University of Illinois elder law expert.
May 23, 2012
Published Date:February 6, 2012
Law professor Richard L. Kaplan says a so-called Buffett Rule that would implement a higher minimum tax rate for those with income over $1 million per year would have little effect on the taxes of the real-life Warren Buffett unless it takes capital gains into account.
February 6, 2012
Published Date:January 9, 2012
With many Americans now spending most of their adult lives owing debts to financial institutions, the need for a consumer financial agency free of regulatory capture is now more acute than ever, according to a Robert M. Lawless, a University of Illinois expert in consumer credit.
January 9, 2012