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Donald J. Boudreaux is a professor of economics at George Mason University. His law degree is from the University of Virginia and his Ph.D. in economics is from Auburn University. Before moving to George Mason as chairman of the Department of Economics, he served as president of the Foundation for Economic Education. He blogs, with Russell Roberts, at

Roger E. Meiners is the Goolsby Distinguished Professor of Law and Economics at the University of Texas at Arlington and chairman of the Department of Economics. His economics degrees are from Washington State University, the University of Arizona, and Virginia Tech; his law degree is from the University of Miami. Meiners’ research focuses on common law and market solutions to environmental issues and on the economics of higher education. He is currently paying for three children in assorted universities.