Some Chicago Boyz know each other from student days at the University of Chicago. Others are Chicago boys in spirit. The blog name is also intended as a good-humored gesture of admiration for distinguished Chicago School economists and fellow travelers.
You may have noticed some new names around here. The Conspiracy welcomes Michael Hiteshew, Mitch Townsend and the mysterious “Carl Ortona” (about whom I can reveal only that he is a true-blue Chicago boy).