Category: Steven Pearlstein

Professor Pearlstein discusses Senator Warren’s proposed private equity plan

In his July 27th piece in the Washington Post, Robinson Professor of Public Affairs Steven Pearlstein writes on the drawbacks of Senator Elizabeth Warren’s private equity plan, despite good intentions. You can read the full piece here.

Professor Steven Pearlstein breaks down the shift in corporate America

In his August 19th piece in the Washington Post, Robinson Professor of Public Affairs Steven Pearlstein discusses the newly released statement from the Business Roundtable and it’s impact on corporate America and the consumer. You can read the full article

Professor Pearlstein analyzes California’s inventive wildfire plan

In his August 23rd post in the Washington Post, Robinson Professor of Public Affairs Steven Pearlstein analyzes California’s innovative wildfire plan and the upcoming wave of climate change adaptation. You can read the full article here.

Professor Pearlstein’s lecture series receives coverage by News at Mason

In a September 14th piece, News at Mason explored Robinson Professor Steven Pearlstein’s First Tuesday lecture series, which brings a wide range of political experts to campus to explore different arenas of the upcoming election. You can read the full

Professor Pearlstein gives book recommendations to The Week

In a September 30 feature in The Week, Robinson Professor Steven Pearlstein gave his recommendations on books concerning capitalism and American democracy, including pieces by Adam Smith and Francis Fukuyama. You can find the full list here.

Professor Steven Pearlstein discusses the 2008 financial crisis on C-SPAN

In his September 16 interview on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal, Robinson Professor of Public Affairs Steven Pearlstein discusses the 2008 financial crisis on the 10 year anniversary of the event. You can watch the full interview here.

Professor Pearlstein comments on the antitrust concerns over Boeing and Airbus

In his April 25th piece in the Washington Post, Robinson Professor of Public Affairs Steven Pearlstein writes on the issues, as well as needed policy changes, to confront an emerging duopoly between Boeing and Airbus in the civilian aviation industry. 

Professor Pearlstein analyzes the Amazon-Post Office delivery contract

In his April 9th piece in the Washington Post, Robinson Professor of Public Affairs Steven Pearlstein writes on the difficulty and results of analyzing the package delivery contract created between Amazon and the U.S. Postal Service.  You can read the

Professor Pearlstein analyzes Bryan Caplan’s “The Case Against Education”

In his March 9th piece in the Washington Post, Robinson Professor of Public Affairs Steven Pearlstein writes on the lessons and shortcomings of GMU Economics professor Bryan Caplan’s ‘The Case Against Education”, which argues against the value of U.S. higher

Professor Pearlstein writes on the implications of the recent GSA decision on the FBI Headquarters

In his February 14th piece in the Washington Post, Robinson Professor of Public Affairs Steven Pearlstein writes on the possible benefits to the Trump Organization stemming from the GSA decision not to move the FBI Headquarters.  You can read the