Reuven Brenner

Professor Brenner invited to prestigious panel

Published: 12Feb2018

Professor Reuven Brenner was invited to present on a panel that discussed venture capital in Quebec’s biotech and life sciences industry. The high-profile event was attended by Quebec Ministers Mr....

The education reformation

Published: 20Nov2017

In a piece for American Affairs, Professor Reuven Brenner takes a pulse of contemporary U.S. education and outlines some of the key challenges in this area, including skewed high school graduation...

Technological advancement means the rethinking of language

Published: 14Nov2017

As society continues to embrace technological advancement, we tend to overlook how the words that our ancestors used have lost their meaning. In an article for Asia Times, Desautels professor...

Is bitcoin the new gold?

Published: 7Nov2017

Bitcoin has been the target of much speculation among financial circles with some experts alleging that it has the potential to become comparable to gold, a currency legitimized through social...

Inflation or recession? The US Fed tries to untangle a financial mystery

Published: 11Jul2017

A Weekly Standard op-ed examines the way the Fed is trying to tame a $4-trillion quantitative easing problem in case another recession hits....

Free Markets Series E11 - Reuven Brenner - The force of finance

Published: 13Mar2013

Free markets are essential to the technological innovations that underpin rising levels of prosperity. In this sobering interview, though, economist Reuven Brenner expresses his concern for the...

The Case for Year-Round Pell Grants

Published: 6Feb2015

As congress takes up reauthorization of the Higher Education Act this year, it will have to address several policy concerns, including the rising cost of college and the need to increase degree...

Shoes, economics and entrepreneurship: Shoe Dog by Phil Knight

Published: 30Mar2017

John Tamny starts his review of Nike founder Phil Knight’s eminently enjoyable memoir, Shoe Dog, with a quote by Desautels Professor Reuven Brenner that macroeconomics is a “tautology and a myth, a...

Forget Pacquiao In Macau, It's Time For Floyd Mayweather To Leave Las Vegas

Published: 25Nov2013

Last night’s fight between Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios interested me from a boxing perspective but its real intrigue was what it suggests might be possible for another man – Floyd Mayweather,...

Forget What Trump Can Do, Voters Likely Won't Allow It

Published: 3Mar2016

What are the main issues that David Cameron negotiated with the EU and put up for the coming referendum?

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