In the many reviews of Thomas Piketty’s ‘Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century,’ there has been no careful analysis of the author’s conceptual structure.
The discussion will then turn to avenues for reform: What role should the executive play in this process? How could reforming the Administrative Procedures Act benefit markets and civil society? How can the “faithful execution” clause be more clearly defined?
As if commandeering the banking, finance, and auto industries were not enough, a couple of weeks ago the Obama administration decided to throw a bomb at modern antitrust law.
Are the origins of the United States religious and political, or did economic motives drive the early colonists?
The consensus view that America’s origins are ideological and religious is insufficient to explain this country. The role of economics, capitalism, and wealth are equally important, if not more.
Central to the globalization debate is the issue of the extent to which the United States should compel the application of U.S. laws and regulatory standards to activities in other countries.
District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly has put the Microsoft case to rest, placing restrictions on various Microsoft contract and business practices, and dismissing the claims of the eight litigating states asking for stronger constraints.
George L. Priest’s Bradley Lecture.
Microsoft is a classic example of a good monopoly: a firm that has gained monopoly power not through merger or collusion, but business skill and acumen in creating a superior product.
George L. Priest discusses the government’s role as an insurer in this Bradley Lecture.