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Economics

Choosing the Best Tool: Mandates as Corrective Policy Instruments in Agriculture

Agricultural production negatively impacts the environment. Nitrate and pesticide runoff contaminate drinking water. Animal waste causes bacterial contamination. Odor from livestock operations affects nearby residential areas. The list goes on. Despite these negative...

The Benefits Cliff and Labor Supply: Lessons from Behavioral Economics

Standard economic theory relies on the assumption that we make choices rationally. Besides the disagreement surrounding the definition of rationality itself, there is growing evidence that suggests our behavior actually is not always rational. While it seems...

2018 Values & Capitalism Fall Summit

On September 28, 2018, Values & Capitalism hosted its fifth annual Fall Summit at AEI’s headquarters in Washington, DC. Each year, Values & Capitalism brings together around 100 students and professors from schools across the country to hear from leading...