Yesterday, economist Samuel Bowles explored the risks and rewards of incentivizing moral behavior in his lecture titled “The Moral Economy: Why Good Incentives are No Substitute for Good Citizens.” Bowles’ talk was part of the Arrow Lecture Series on Ethics and Leadership sponsored by the McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society.
What would you do if you had a guaranteed, no-strings-attached cash flow that kept the rent paid, avocado toast on the table and the interest on your student loans at bay? Inconceivable, I know, but bear with me. You haven’t won the Powerball, but likewise, you’re not squatting in the woods catching squirrels for your…
The Stanford Daily sat down with Seth Werfel, a PhD candidate in political science, to discuss his ongoing research regarding the connections between political science, economics and psychology.
Kenneth Arrow, the youngest economist to date to win the Nobel Prize, taught and researched at Stanford until 1991. His work revolved around theories of social choice.
Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen came to the Stanford Institute of Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) on Thursday to hold a discussion on the economic outlook and conduct of monetary policy.
ECON 1 has given me a new lens through which to see the world. It has opened a Pandora’s box of useful tools that underpin so many of my everyday decisions.
The number of Americans participating in the workforce is falling, according to a speech at Stanford by economist Karen Dynan.
Week 5 – Chile. Living in Santiago brings history to life. Chile is only 25 years removed from the 17-year military dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet, one of the most controversial, complicated and painful dictatorships of Latin America, and responsible for the deaths of over 2,000 “disappeared,” civilians kidnapped and likely killed by DINA and the…