The dominant model of exchange between economists and the other social sciences is export. Economists seldom learn or even try to learn from their compatriots. This paper considers if the exchange between cultural studies and capital theory has benefited either trading partner.
This Scorecard ranks the quality of disclosure of the Performance and Accountability Reports of the 24 agencies covered by the Chief Financial Officers Act. Our research team looks at criteria in three areas.
This Article examines some of the extrajudicial activities in which members of the Delaware judiciary engage to minimize the systemic indeterminacy resulting from the resolution of economic disputes by a court of equity. These activities come in three unique forms: 1) the frequent speeches and articles offered by the judges about the direction and patterns they perceive in case law from their unique vantage point at the center of the maelstrom; 2) the analysis in the judges' opinions that, though technically dicta, provides useful insight into how open questions not part of the ruling might be expected to play out in the future; and 3) the roles the judges often undertake as formal policy makers, as members of committees of the American Bar Association (ABA) and other model rule making bodies. The result is an appreciation for how Delaware's judiciary offers unique insight, beyond the four corners of issued holdings, to the counselors of the Boards of Directors which govern the collective enterprise of our market system.
According to conventional wisdom, state-provided contract enforcement is critical to an expansive, growing trade. Though state enforcement appears to enhance trade, it does so less impressively than its status as essential for flourishing trade tends to suggest.
In this paper, Chris Coyne argues that Tullock’s analysis of bureaucracy is as relevant as ever. To support this claim, the author focuses on U.S.-led reconstruction efforts which attempt to export liberal democracy via military occupation.