So, no, I won’t just “focus on the science” at the expense of actual human scientists. I will keep talking about the ways we can make scientific culture better and more welcoming to anyone who has a contribution to make. Sometimes that means pointing out things that are not okay. Sometimes it means asking people who are members of the majority demographic to change their behaviors to accommodate people who are not. You don’t have to agree with me on everything I say, but you’re not going to get me to stop talking — about science, or about how to make science better for everyone.
It would be hard to find a set of companies that I would be happier to see fail. If you had to come up with an outrageous example of "perverse incentives," private prisons would top the list: these companies' contracts with states and localities specify minimum numbers of people that these governments must imprison, at which point they are handed over to these companies for use as "free" labor. 
One of the key motivating factors for this change was good journalism in action: an investigative reporter went undercover as a guard in a private prisons, and the resulting article is incredibly worth reading. If you haven't, check it out: http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2016/06/cca-private-prisons-corrections-corporation-inmates-investigation-bauer
 Many people don't notice the loophole in the 13th Amendment: "Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction." It took about seven years after the Civil War for people to realize the full economic value of this loophole, that you could arrest people on any charge and then use them as slave labor. Elaborate systems of kickbacks to judges and arrest quotas showed up almost immediately, and have been immensely profitable ever since)
- National and Kapodistrian University of AthensEconomics, 1976 - 1981
- Athens University of EconomicsEconomics, 1981 - 1983
- University of RochesterEconomics, 1984 - 1988
- Temple UniversityAssociate Professor of Economics, present
- Temple University
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