Their deaths shame us all: neoliberalism, COVID-19, and the banality of evil

March 16, 2021

In late March 2020, as the potential scale of the COVID-19 epidemic became clear, a televised conversation unfolded between Fox News host Tucker Carlson and […]

In The Media

Time to revisit trans-Pacific trade

December 11, 2020

Joshua Eisenman, associate professor of politics, analyzes China’s efforts to advance its global economic position and emphasizes the importance of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific […]

What can a chicken nugget from Russia tell us about technology, agriculture and human development?

December 2, 2020

In July, the global fast food chain Kentucky Fried Chicken announced a partnership with a Russian company, 3D Bioprinting, for the purpose of producing chicken […]

Lessons from Puerto Rico: inter-country relationships, crises, and human thriving

October 29, 2020

The relationship between inter-country integration and economic crises depends on how integration is implemented. Economic integration, understood as a high degree of ease in the […]

Effective policies for addressing economic inequality

October 6, 2020

“Give me a one-handed economist!” The demand came from a frustrated Harry Truman. The President complained, by way of explanation, “All my economists say, ‘on […]