Andrew P. Morriss

[i]Andrew P. Morriss is the H. Ross & Helen Workman Professor of Law and Business Professor at the University of Illinois. Readers may write him at the Institute for Government and Public Affairs, 504 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Champaign, IL, 61820, or e-mail him at [[email protected][email protected]][email protected][/email][/i]

Most Recent Articles by Andrew P. Morriss:

Ethanol scam drives up food prices and stifles economic recovery

Jan 10, 2013 — Andrew P. Morriss

TUSCALOOSA, Alabama — For more than two decades, special interests have persuaded Congress to mandate Americans buy ethanol whether they want to or not.  As a result, 40 percent of the U.S. corn crop is now used for ethanol rather than food.

With $6 per gallon gas looming, it’s time to unlock all of America’s vast resources

Mar 10, 2011 — Andrew P. Morriss

TUSCALOOSA, Al. — Oil and gas resources in the United States are growing. Surprised?  Many people are, because we usually think of oil and gas as fixed pools gradually being depleted.  But the combination of new technology and higher prices are making reserves available that were previously unknown or uneconomic.