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Greg Curtner co-publishes "Ending Amateurism Would Be Disastrous for Student-Athletes" in The Hill

In an opinion piece for The Hill, Greg Curtner; James Heckman, Nobel Prize-Winning Economist and University of Chicago Professor; and Colleen Loughlin, PhD economist and Executive Vice President at Compass Lexecon, make a research-based argument for preserving the amateur system.

On March 31, just days before the NCAA Final Four weekend, the United States Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether antitrust laws mandate that colleges and universities abandon amateurism and allow schools and conferences to pay student-athletes to play sports. Heckman and Loughlin's research shows the long-term benefits of access to a college education, and the authors convincingly argue that a ruling against the NCAA could put these benefits at risk. 

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