Will regulations aimed at large, investment-oriented banks kill the "It’s a Wonderful Life" promise of the American community bank?
We take a look at how sex was viewed by early economists, from Sir William Petty to Adam Smith to Jeremy Bentham.
Treasury Notes, a new JSTOR Daily column, will discuss money in its historical context.
We think of welfare as social security for the economically vulnerable. Maybe it's time we rightfully enlarge what we mean by the term.
Consumerism, a hallmark of American life, may not be as beneficial as we all think.
Polaroid employees spearheaded an anti-apartheid divestment campaign against their own employer over their company's business in South Africa in the 1970s.
Without a more nuanced understanding of the power dynamics at play, economic coercion will fail to bring Greece back into the European fold.
In 1997, an economist looked at divided opinions about the Euro years before the currency was introduced.
What do the richest places in America look like?
A paper explores the reasons why people give to charities.