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CSPI Essay Contest: Winners
Thanks to everyone who entered the CSPI Essay Contest, Policy Reform for Progress. The winners are:
FIRST PLACE ($5,000):
Gathering Steam: Unlocking Geothermal Potential in the United States, by Andrew Kenneson
Andrew works for a public housing authority in Kodiak, Alaska. Before that, he was a reporter at local newspapers in Kodiak and in Monroe, Georgia. His email is firstname.lastname@example.org.
SECOND PLACE ($2,500):
Mo’ Money Mo’ Problems: A Proposal For Science Funding Reform, by Maxwell Tabarrok
THIRD PLACE ($1,000):
Drone Airspace: A New Global Asset Class, by Brent Skorup
Brent is a senior research fellow at George Mason University's Mercatus Center and a visiting faculty fellow at the Nebraska Governance and Technology Center at the Nebraska College of Law. Follow him on Twitter @bskorup.
HONORABLE MENTIONS ($500):
The University-Government (U-G) Complex, by William L. Krayer
William is a 92 year-old semi-retired intellectual property lawyer and past president of the Pittsburgh Intellectual Property Law Association.
It’s Time to Review the Institutional Review Boards, by Willy Chertman
Willy is a graduate of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and PGY-1 internal medicine physician at Holy Cross Health Hospital Fort Lauderdale. He writes about medical innovation, regulation, and the history of science at willyreads.substack.com. Follow him on Twitter @Willyintheworld.
Congratulations to the winners. We will be publishing their essays over the next weeks and months.