University of Virginia

UVA Department of Economics


Book Review: Asia, America & the Transformation of Geopolitics (July, 2008) 

Divestment is the Wrong Answer, Pension & Investment Magazine, August 6, 2007

Book review: Judgement of Paris (June 18, 2006) 

Book review: The World is Flat (May 7, 2006)

Trouble at VRS: Board Needs to Get It’s Act Together (August 14, 2005) 

An issue of influence at pension funds (July 7, 2002) 

Warner Asks for Special Session (Tuesday, July 2nd, 2002) 

Defined Contribution Sparring, Richmond Times Dispatch, Sunday, April 14, 2002

VRS Threatened by General Assembly Action, February 23, 2000, Richmond Times Dispatch 

An Analysis of the Economic Impact of Timing Delays Contained in the “Aircraft Carrier” Proposal, submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission, May, 1999. 

Boost for Taxpayers, May 29, 1999, Charlottesville Daily Progress  

VRS, Taxpayers Get Huge Boost, May 26, 1999, Richmond Times Dispatch

VRS Chief Reappointed by Governor Gilmore, April 20, 1999, Richmond Times Dispatch  

VRS Chief Urges Defined Contribution Option, August 2, 1998, Charlottesville Daily Progress    

Virginia Should Adopt Defined Contribution Option, July 13, 1998, P&I Magazine 

VRS Worries About The Future, June 21, 1998 Richmond Times-Dispatch  

VRS Reviews Investment Results, June 19, 1998 Richmond Times-Dispatch  

VRS Chief Calls for Defined Contribution, June 18, 1998 Richmond Times-Dispatch 

Pension Fund Proposals Raise Eyebrows; March 1, 1998 Richmond Times-Dispatch  

VRS Pension Fund Hits Jackpot; July 29, 1997 Richmond Times-Dispatach  

VRS Enjoys Large Return on Investment; June 19, 1997 Charlottesville Daily Progress 

VRS Update; Mch 30th 97 Richmond Times-Dispatch  

Profile of New Chairman of VRS; Mch 23rd 97 Richmond Times-Dispatch  

Burton Named Chairman of VRS; Mch 3rd 97 Richmond Times-Dispatch

Jilted Suitor in RF&P Deal; Dec 20th Richmond Times-Dispatch   

5 Candidates for 58th District Delegate Seat; Dec 15th Daily Progress  

State Closes RF&P Deal; Dec 3rd Daily Progress 

Deal Closes on RF&P; Dec 3rd Richmond Times-Dispatch  

VRS Board Retreats On Fees; Nov 22 Richmond Times-Dispatch  

VRS Board at odds with RF&P Board; Nov 17 Richmond Times-Disp  

RF&P Board Votes Parachutes; Nov 13 Richmond Times-Disp  

Gold For RF&P Brass; Nov 12 Richmond Times-Disp 

Vote of VRS Status; Oct 24 Richmond Times-Disp  

Sale of RF&P; Oct 18 Richmond Times-Dispatch 

RF&P Merger Vote Near; Oct 2 96 Richmond Times-Dispatch  

Two More Suitors for RF&P; Sep 5 96 Richmond Times-Dispatch  

Def Contrib for VRS?; Aug 19 96 Pensions & Investments

VRS Reaction to Def Contr Study; Aug 16 96 Richmond Times-Dispatch

VRS to Sign LOI; Aug 13 96 Richmond Times-Dispatch  

Def Contr Plan Under Study; Aug 8 96 Richmond Times-Dispatch  

VRS Negotiotions in C’Ville; Aug 4 96 Richmond Times-Dispatch  

Steve Forbes at CVille Fundraiser; July 30 96 Daily Progress  

VRS in Partnership; July 13 96 Richmond Times-Dispatch  

VRS to Hear of Deal; July 12 96 Richmond Times-Dispatch  

Japan Trade Mission; May 10 96 Daily Progress  

Gov Allen Reappoints Friend to VRS; March 17 96 Daily Progress  

RF&P Sits and Waits; Feb 11 96 Richmond Times-Dispatch  

Burton Behind Def Contr Concept; Aug 27 95 Richmond Times-Dispatch