The increasing concentration of wealth and economic power calls for policy action to tame the rise of “private leviathans”. Rabah Arezki, Asif Islam and Grégoire Rota-Graziosi argue that, following commodity booms, regulation, especially pertaining to competition, is found to limit concentration of wealth while taxation has little effect. This is consistent with the primacy of ex-ante (preventive) interventions over ex-post […]
Popular posts this week
- Americans are in favor of interracial marriage until they are asked about their own family
- How “woke” became weaponized in the culture wars
- What Happened?: The 2020 election confirmed that Ohio is no longer a swing state.
- What Happened?: Arizona turned blue in the 2020 presidential election, but the Republicans still control the state.
Jonathan Pye and Sara Castro Cantú review Manufacturing Celebrity: Latino Paparazzi and Women Reporters in Hollywood by Vanessa Díaz
Kaibalyapati Mishra reviews Macroeconomics: An Introduction by Alex M. Thomas by Alex M. Thomas.
Sibo Chen reviews Global Burning: Rising Antidemocracy and the Climate Crisis by Eve Darian-Smith
Dani Slabaugh reviews Underflows: Queer Trans Ecologies and River Justice by Cleo Wölfle Hazard