I’m always a little envious of the stude…

I’m always a little envious of the students of Harvard economics professor Greg Mankiw when he posts about how another article of his has appeared in a national publication, but it looks like my turn has finally come. This past weekend, the Washington Post published an editorial co-written by my Intermediate Microeconomics professor Walt Wessels:

If legislators are looking for ways to help teenagers find meaningful jobs, our research suggests there’s a better answer than publicly funded programs that stretch the District [of Columbia]’s budget. The District’s law now in effect says, “If you can’t produce value equal to the minimum wage or more for each hour worked, then you are prohibited from working.”

Oh snap.