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Walter E. Williams

Bradley Prize Winner 2017

Professor of Economics.
(703) 993-1148
D158 Buchanan Hall
Department of Economics
George Mason University

Related Sites:
The homepage of George Mason University.
Homepage of the Department of Economics at GMU.

Selected Syndicated Columns

by Walter Williams

2020 December

Eulogy for DadDecember 16, 2020

The following column is by Devon Williams, daughter of Walter E. Williams.

Costs Must Be Weighed Against BenefitsDecember 09, 2020

One of the first lessons in an economics class is every action has a cost. That is in stark contrast to lessons in the political arena where politicians virt...

Black Education Tragedy Is NewDecember 02, 2020

Several years ago, Project Baltimore began an investigation of Baltimore’s school system. What they found was an utter disgrace. In 19 of Baltimore’s 39 high...

2020 November

Discrimination and PrejudiceNovember 25, 2020

Some of the confusion in thinking about matters of race stems from the ambiguity in the terms that we use. I am going to take a stab at suggesting operationa...

Correct Diagnostics NeededNovember 18, 2020

You present to a physician with severe abdominal pain. He examines you and concludes that your ingrown toenails are the cause of your abdominal distress. He ...