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Announcing the Participants in the Spring 2023 Stigler Center Journalists in Residence Program

In March, the Stigler Center will welcome nine world-class journalists from Ukraine, Rwanda, the United Kingdom, Nigeria, Pakistan, and the United...

The Year’s Top 5 Capitalisn’t Podcast Episodes

This year's top five most-downloaded episodes of Capitalisn't ranged from discussions of private equity and inflation to Capitalism itself. Download these episodes...

The Ten Most-Popular ProMarket Articles from 2022

From critiques of the Consumer Welfare Standard to discussions about inflation, here are the ten most popular ProMarket articles from 2022.

The Stigler Center’s Most-Watched Videos of 2022

This year, the Stigler Center for the Study of the Economy and the State recorded a number of panels on topical issues...

Call for 2023 Applications: The Stigler Center Affiliate Fellowship

The Stigler Center is seeking candidates for the second class of its Affiliate Fellows program.

Thomas Piketty On Creating A More Equal Society

In this unedited podcast conversation, economist Thomas Piketty talks to Bethany McLean and Luigi Zingales about the lessons from this movement toward...

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Event Notes: “China’s Political Economy” in Review

The Stigler Center's "China Political Economy" webinar series returns Thursday, February 9. Here's a reminder of what we covered in our first...

To Build an Equitable Economy, We Must Understand Capitalism’s Racist Heritage

American capitalism was built on racial exploitation, from the enslavement of Black people to institutionalized discrimination and its structural impact on our...

How To Ensure Industrial Policy Promotes Public Over Private Gain

Industrial policy was once so out of fashion that it was jokingly called “the policy that shall not be named.” Now it’s...

More than Economics, Ideology Determines US Voters’ Preferences for Redistribution

The US stands out among developed economies for its comparatively low level of redistribution as a percentage of GDP. Gustavo de Souza...

Stakeholder Motivations for “Private Sanctions” Against Russia

As the war in Ukraine enters its second year, a new study measures stakeholders’ desire to see their firms exit Russia and...

The Wicked Problem Embodied by The Twitter Files

In response to a recent ProMarket post about the Twitter Files, professor Tom Ginsburg points out that the toughest question lies in...

Study Shows Universal Bank Trades Are Informed by Private Commercial Borrower Information

New research by Rainer Haselmann, Christian Leuz, and Sebastian Schreiber finds evidence suggesting that German banks with commercial lending relationships improve their...