Anthony Gill

Anthony Gill is a professor of political economy at the University of Washington, Seattle.

Recent blog posts by this author

Should Hikers Pay for Their Own Rescue?

If a hiker gets lost in the wilderness, should she bear the costs of her own rescue?  The recent ordeal of a woman lost in a Maui forest for seventeen days brings this issue once again to public attention. State-funded rescue operations were...

Why People Rarely Take the Last Donut at Meetings (But the Coffee Runs Dry)

As a professor, I’ve attended many administrative meetings. The one near-constant thing I, and others, have noticed at these meetings is that the coffee always runs out, but at least a small remnant of a donut remains. Why this occurs tells a great...