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Why Americans’ Hatred of Taxes Is Fake News
Newspapers consistently underplay wide public support for higher taxes on businesses and the wealthy
Adam Smith, the Scottish Enlightenment, and ‘realistic’ Philosophy
Adam Smith’s modern fame as the founding father of economics has, until relatively recently, obscured the fact that he saw himself as a moral philosopher.
China’s Green Opportunity
China is understanding that a green economy promises to improve quality of life and create opportunities for technological and political leadership
How to Grow the Economy While Reducing Inequality
For the BRICS countries to not just grow their economies but also raise the standard of living of their people, inclusive growth that poverty reduction is a must
Should You Buy Bitcoin?
Over the next year, the Bitcoin price could double, soar tenfold, or collapse by 95% or more, and no economic analysis can help predict where in that range it will lie.
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Over the last four decades, Americans have consistently told pollsters that they favor higher taxes on business and the wealthy, even as tax policy has moved sharply in the other direction.

Corporate Scandals and Regulation

Are regulatory interventions delayed reactions to market failures or can regulators proactively pre-empt corporate misbehavior?

The Price of a Vote: Evidence from France, 1993-2014

Money in politics is not a strictly American phenomenon. In France, despite strong campaign finance laws, campaign donations have a direct influence on legislative and municipal election results.

Lending a Hand: How Small Black Businesses Supported the Civil Rights Movement

A large literature has detailed the seminal roles played in the Civil Rights Movement by activists, new political organizations, churches, and philanthropies. But black-owned businesses also provided a behind-the-scenes foundation for the movement’s success.

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