blog postsBankruptcy reforms aimed at curbing filings may wind up increasing themOct 24, 2006 9:00 am3 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - If history is any guide, last year's changes to the bankruptcy law aimed at reducing individual bankruptcy filings may have the opposite effect - a long-term surge in personal filings, according to a study by a University of Illinois expert.Princeton professor to deliver David Kinley Lecture in EconomicsSep 17, 2007 9:00 am5 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A Princeton University professor who studies the global economy will be at the University of Illinois next month to talk about whether health and happiness could be rooted in prosperity.U. of I. student teams to get chance to turn ideas into start-up businessesDec 18, 2006 9:00 am5 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - As graduates, they became major players in the technology world, establishing such companies as PayPal and YouTube.Waning economy, increasing numbers of lawyers fuel litigation in JapanJul 21, 2005 9:00 am6 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - It's a cliché that has outlasted its value - the picture of Japan as a culturally harmonious country whose inhabitants value peace and consensus over the clash of lawsuits and lawyers.Flash Index's falter mirrors state, national economiesAug 2, 2004 9:00 am6 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - After steady increases for much of the last year, the University of Illinois Flash Economic Index fell to 100.0 in July from a 100.3 level in June.Princeton economist to lecture about global labor marketAug 25, 2005 9:00 am6 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Orley C. Ashenfelter, a professor of economics at Princeton University, will deliver the David Kinley Lecture in Economics at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 9 (Friday) at 134 Temple Hoyne Buell Hall, 611 E. Loredo Taft Drive, Champaign.University of Illinois law professor to receive honorary doctorateSep 18, 2007 9:00 am6 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - University of Illinois law professor Thomas G. Ulen will receive an honorary doctoral degree Oct. 5 from the Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium, honoring his longtime work in law and economics.Nation's foremost African-American labor leader to speak WednesdayNov 18, 2002 9:00 am6 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Reg Weaver, the president of the National Education Association and the nation's foremost African-American labor leader, will speak Wednesday night (Nov. 20) at the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Stanford professor to give Kinley lecture March 7Feb 19, 2002 9:00 am7 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Thomas J. Sargent, a professor of economics at Stanford University, will deliver the David Kinley Lecture in Economics at the University of Illinois March 7 (Thursday).U.S. must clarify workers' responsibilities in national emergenciesFeb 23, 2006 9:00 am7 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - How far can the government go in forcing civilians to perform potentially life-threatening jobs during a national emergency?Conference at Illinois focuses on police activities as they relate to terrorismMar 1, 2005 9:00 am7 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The University of Illinois College of Law will sponsor a conference Friday and Saturday (March 11 and 12) on the regulation of police activities aimed at fighting terrorism and other forms of international crime.Does the U.S. need a moratorium on mortgage foreclosures?Mar 8, 2010 9:00 am7 views A Minute With™... law professor Robert LawlessU. of I. Economic Index indicates economy growing, but at slower paceMay 1, 2006 9:00 am7 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The University of Illinois Flash Economic Index fell again last month to 105.1 from its 105.9 reading in March.Seriously ill people cheated by ban on unapproved treatmentsMay 25, 2007 9:00 am7 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - It's time for Congress to re-examine the ban on experimental or alternative medicine that is not approved by federal regulators, especially drugs and devices aimed at seniors who suffer from life-threatening diseases, a legal scholar says.Will the congressional 'super-committee" agree to spending cuts by its deadline?Jul 20, 2011 9:00 am7 views A Minute With™... law professor Richard L. KaplanWhy is the Social Security Administration planning no cost of living increase for the first time in more than 30 years?Aug 27, 2009 9:00 am7 views A Minute With™... elder law expert Richard L. KaplanWill the congressional 'super-committee" agree to spending cuts by its deadline?Oct 24, 2011 9:00 am7 views A Minute With™... Richard L. Kaplan, a law professor and expert on taxationFederal government needs to take closer look at assisted living facilitiesNov 1, 2006 9:00 am7 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Over the last 20 years, a housing industry has sprung up to handle elderly citizens who cannot live independently but do not require around-the-clock nursing.Assistant secretary of the U.S. Treasury to speak TuesdayNov 18, 2002 9:00 am7 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Richard H. Clarida, assistant secretary of the U.S. Treasury Department, will give a lecture on "The United States in the World Economy" Tuesday (Nov. 19) at the College of Commerce and Business Administration at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.College of Business gets $1 million grant for markets information labDec 18, 2006 9:00 am7 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The College of Business at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign was awarded a $1 million grant from the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Trust to support a markets information laboratory.Importing medicines from abroad carries risks, legal scholar saysJan 16, 2007 9:00 am8 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Importing prescription drugs from overseas, a plan advocated by Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich and many senior citizen groups, may lower the price of drugs, but poses serious safety risks, according to a University of Illinois scholar.U.S. economy teetering, but could still avert recession, U. of I. experts sayJan 29, 2008 9:00 am8 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The U.S. economy is sputtering amid a lingering housing slump and growing jitters on Wall Street, but whether a recession lies ahead is still anyone's guess, a trio of University of Illinois economic experts say.Deal ending writers strike scores rare victory for unions, expert saysFeb 12, 2008 9:00 am8 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A deal that ended a three-month strike by Hollywood writers also scored a rare victory for unions by giving workers a financial stake in new technology, a University of Illinois labor expert says.Scholar to lecture on civil rights since Brown v. Board decisionFeb 23, 2004 9:00 am8 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - David Rudovsky, senior fellow at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, will deliver the spring lecture in the David C. Baum Memorial Lecture Series on Civil Liberties and Civil Rights.Macroeconomist to speak on world of work in Kinley LectureFeb 27, 2003 9:00 am8 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Edward C. Prescott, a professor of economics at the University of Minnesota, will deliver the David Kinley Lecture in Economics on the world of work at 3 p.m. Friday (March 14) at the University of Illinois College of Business, 141 Wohlers Hall, 1206 S. Sixth St., Champaign.Medicaid is choking demand for private insurance, study indicatesMar 17, 2008 9:00 am8 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The nation's flawed-but-free Medicaid program discourages most Americans from buying long-term health insurance that could provide better care and spare their life savings, a new study co-written by a University of Illinois professor says.Tax cut has complicated estate planning for wealthy familiesMay 5, 2006 9:00 am8 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The old saw about death and taxes has taken on new meaning as state governments grapple with the confusion spawned by the 2001 federal tax cut.Recent bankruptcy reform measure a bust, legal expert at Illinois saysJun 16, 2006 9:00 am8 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Early signs of the effect of the new bankruptcy act on consumers and the courts are not encouraging, according to an expert on bankruptcy law at the University of Illinois.Labor unions, income inequality, and today's economyOct 16, 2012 9:00 am8 views A Minute With™... Wilma Liebman, a visiting professor in the College of Law and the School of Labor and Employment RelationsFlash Index of Illinois economy held steady in October, latest data showNov 1, 2005 9:00 am8 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The University of Illinois Flash Economic Index remained at 106.9 last month, the same level as September.Weak individual mandate penalties jeopardize health care reform lawNov 14, 2011 11:00 am8 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – However the U.S. Supreme Court rules on the constitutionality of a mandate to buy health insurance, the law that imposes the mandate is in serious trouble, says a University of Illinois expert on tax and retirement issues.Six Champaign County teams bound for Lego tournament state finalsJan 18, 2008 9:00 am9 views Champaign County teams bound for Lego tournament state finals Study: Web sites influence users, even when they don't communicate directlyFeb 7, 2008 9:00 am9 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Web surfers may get more than just the music, videos and news updates they were looking for when they log onto trendy next-generation sites such as Last.fm, YouTube and Digg, according to new research by a University of Illinois business professor.White House 2014 budget: Unraveling 'chained' CPIFeb 24, 2010 9:00 am9 views A Minute With™... law professor Richard L. KaplanIs the Defense of Marriage Act constitutional?Mar 23, 2011 9:00 am9 views A Minute With™... Sara R. Benson, an expert on sexual orientation and the lawWill the congressional 'super-committee" agree to spending cuts by its deadline?Apr 14, 2011 9:00 am9 views A Minute With™... law professor Richard L. KaplanType of company pension determines security of payout to retireesApr 26, 2004 9:00 am9 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - What a difference a word can make to the security of a person's golden years.Federal courts should enforce gay students' rights to equal protectionMay 27, 2004 9:00 am9 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Educators will take the issue of gay harassment in public schools more seriously if federal courts start enforcing a gay student's right to equal protection under the 14th Amendment, an article in the University of Illinois Law Review argues.Flash Index of Illinois economy rebounds, ending three-month slideJun 1, 2006 9:00 am9 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The University of Illinois Flash Economic Index ended its three-month slide, increasing to 106.2 from its 105.1 level in April.How safe are U.S. nuclear power plants?Jul 12, 2011 9:00 am9 views A Minute With™... John W. Kindt, a business and legal policy professorGovernors' pact on electricity transmission a sensible step, expert saysJul 28, 2005 9:00 am9 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - An agreement by Midwest governors to coordinate policies for electric transmission lines is a positive move to improve the reliability of the electric supply system, a University of Illinois energy expert says.Competing GOP tax plans renew debate about value of deductionsOct 27, 2011 9:00 am9 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - If a presidential election is looming, it's inevitable that the law many Americans love to hate - the federal income tax - will come under attack from candidates. While this election cycle is no different, two competing plans from GOP rivals renew an important public policy question: Why have tax deductions at all?Professor of law Thomas S. Ulen recognized with Swanlund ChairNov 19, 2003 9:00 am9 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Thomas S. Ulen, professor of law at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, was named a Swanlund Chair at an investiture ceremony today.Baseball's record book could be next victim of steroid report, expert saysDec 13, 2007 9:00 am9 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Major League Baseball's record book will likely come under fire in the wake of a long-awaited report released today linking Roger Clemens and other superstars to performance-enhancing drugs, a University of Illinois law and labor expert says.Overhauling the National Security Agency's controversial phone data collection programJan 28, 2014 9:00 am10 views A Minute With™... law professor Stephen RushinUC-Berkeley biochemist to lecture on realizing promise of researchMar 28, 2006 9:00 am10 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Edward Penhoet, a biochemist and a former dean of the School of Public Health at the University of California at Berkeley, will give the Arnold O. Beckman Lecture in Science and Innovation April 4 (Tuesday) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Stanford university professor to deliver Kinley Lecture in economics April 8Mar 29, 2004 9:00 am10 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Paul M. Romer, a professor of economics at Stanford University and senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, will deliver the David Kinley Lecture in Economics at 4:30 p.m. April 8 (Thursday) in 134 Temple Hoyne Buell Hall, 611 Taft Drive, Champaign.Death, injury benefits a casualty of new war strategy, study saysApr 8, 2010 9:00 am10 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A hole in public policy is shortchanging U.S. soldiers and civilian workers who become casualties of a new-age war strategy that leans heavily on private contractors, a new University of Illinois study says.Airfares could rise if Delta-Northwest deal spawns more mergers, expert saysApr 17, 2008 9:00 am10 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A proposed merger of Delta and Northwest airlines likely won't drive up the cost of flying, but that could change if the deal sparks a flurry of consolidation among U.S. air carriers, a University of Illinois business professor says.Shifting makeup of population in Illinois certain to affect policy choicesMay 17, 2006 9:00 am10 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A look at the state's changing demographics offers some clues as to how Illinois lawmakers may handle public policy choices in the future, according to researchers at the University of Illinois.