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

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

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.

Event Notes: China’s Leadership Transition and What It Means for Its Economy

On Oct. 22, Chinese President Xi Jinping solidified power and an unprecedented third term with the conclusion of the Chinese Communist Party’s...

Call for 2023 Applications: The Stigler Center Affiliate Fellowship

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

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Mobile Internet Is Changing Employment in Developing Countries, but Not Always as Expected

Scholars and policymakers have put much faith into the prospect of internet connectivity catalyzing development in low- and middle-income countries. In new...

Biden’s Second-Best Economic Agenda

Efficiency is out and political economy is in. But what does that imply about making good policy?

The Fed and Bank Failures

Viral Acharya and Raghuram Rajan explain how quantitative easing contributed to the problems underlying the recent bank failures such as that of...

Self-Preferencing Theories Need To Account for Exploitative Abuse

Patrice Bougette, Oliver Budzinski, and Frédéric Marty argue in their research that antitrust authorities on both sides of the Atlantic must take...

Startup Acquisitions Have Undecided Effects on Innovation and Economic Growth

Startups are a major driver of innovation, but many startups are acquired by large incumbents. Do these acquisitions stifle innovation or promote...

History Shows that Voluntary ESG Standards Lead to a More Focused ESG Disclosure

In recent years, ESG reports have become more common for publicly traded companies. However, critics have found the information they provide to...

Letters that Matter: How Interest Groups Shape Financial Legislation

Members of Congress are inundated with an avalanche of correspondence on a daily basis. But what persuades them to heed the call?...