The Dairy Cliff: The Economic Significance of Permanent Agricultural Law in America

By Rebecca Deubler. Stanford University.

Recent focus on the fiscal cliff has overshadowed a less publicized but highly significant development that will occur on October 1 if Congress fails to act. Continue reading The Dairy Cliff: The Economic Significance of Permanent Agricultural Law in America

Which Political System Maximizes Utility – a Democracy or an Autocracy?

By Ganesh R. Kumaraguru. Stanford University.

There is a growing debate in the 21st century as to whether democracies outperform certain autocracies in increasing a citizen’s utility. Continue reading Which Political System Maximizes Utility – a Democracy or an Autocracy?