Given the uncertainty surrounding the economic effects and the poorly targeted benefits and burdens of a minimum wage, it is unlikely to be the best policy to increase the wages of low-wage workers. Continue Reading
Cloud computing has not only transformed how businesses and people conduct their daily activities, but it has also clouded the landscape for taxing such technological advancements. Continue Reading
The U.S. could become an important force behind the diversification, integration, and liberalization of the European natural gas market. Such engagement could be less controversial, less divisive, and likely more productive than sanctions on the NS2 pipeline that affect not only Gazprom/Russia but also some U.S. allies. Continue Reading
The massacre in El Paso is a symbol of complex social phenomena that we are living today — and not simply a matter of mental health, as Texas Governor Greg Abbott and other politicians have stepped forward to suggest. Continue Reading
The author and his collaborators at McGill University investigate the effect of Peru’s cash transfer program, Juntos, on the contraceptive and family planning decisions of low-income participants.
On July 22, the nation and the world lost a leader who played a critical role in making the Apollo 11 moon landing a reality: Christopher Columbus Kraft. Kraft gained great fame for his creation of the Mission Control Center and as the nation’s first flight director, but these were only the beginning of his many and lasting contributions to the U.S. space program. Continue Reading
Policymakers have only begun to take steps to manage the tax-related issues arising from the sharing economy, not to mention the social, commercial and legal challenges it has generated. Continue Reading