Thursday, November 20, 2003

Incentives matter 

Regarding our exchange on the masculinity war, Cold Spring Shops thinks "rather than begging the question, that shifts the blame. Where have the trustees and alumni been? Can better football teams (there's a research project, parity as a cover for expense preference behavior) excuse a multitude of sins in the classroom and interview suite?" The answer is that it depends what the incentives for the trustees and alumni are.