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Institutions and Uneven Regional Economic Development

March 24, 2017

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city-on-globe-illus-iStock-626522986Robert Huggins and Piers Thompson outline the mechanisms underlying regional economic growth and competitiveness, in particular the role of institutions within these processes. […]

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Creative Destruction and the Sharing Economy

March 3, 2017

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traffic-cars-manhattan-istock-503709042Henrique Schneider explores the implications of creative destruction, competition regulation and the role that businesses play, using Uber as an example. […]

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The Distribution of Wealth – Growing Inequality?

November 24, 2016

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urban-shanty-townMichael Schneider examines the distribution of wealth and the way that it has changed over time. […]

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What’s Wrong with Keynesian Economic Theory?

September 21, 2016

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Steven Kates presents his new book What’s Wrong with Keynesian Economic Theory?
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Paying for Nature

September 8, 2016

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snowy-treeIn the past many of the ways in which we benefit from the natural world have been overlooked. The law has traditionally taken into account only those benefits based on physical possession of land or on tangible produce which has a commercial value, such as timber. Other concerns, such as fresh air, clear water and the state of biodiversity, have therefore fallen outside the law’s regard. Colin Reid explores the issue.

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