Friday, November 14, 2008

Lawrence R. Jacobs

Lawrence R. Jacobs is the director of the Center for the Study of Politics and Governance at the Hubert Humphrey Institute at the University of Minnesota.

His new book, co-authored with Lawrence D. Brown, is The Private Abuse of the Public Interest: Market Myths and Policy Muddles.

I recently asked him what he was reading. His reply:
My eclectic recent reading list:

Julie Schumacher, Black Box
Richard Pious, Why Presidents Fail
Jane Mayer, The Dark Side
Learn more about Lawrence R. Jacobs' research and teaching at his faculty webpage.

Read more about The Private Abuse of the Public Interest at the University of Chicago Press website.

--Marshal Zeringue