The Challenges of Regulating Rice in Myanmar
The Myanmar government has regulated its agricultural and export industry through one specific crop: rice. What are the future prospects of the rice economy?
A Return To Nineteenth-Century Style Regulation?
In an era of laissez-faire governance, a growing number of federal and state regulations were justified as necessary to protect public health and morality.
Before Net Neutrality, There Was Radio Regulation
Before today's fight over net neutrality, the US government debated commercial profitability & popular access in the context of a different medium: radio.
Why Ronald Reagan Became the Great Deregulator
How did deregulation, and related ideas about how to run the economy, become so central to American politics? Look to Reagan for the answer.
Before Flint: How Americans Chose Lead Poisoning
The United States, unlike other Western nations, did not take a firm stance on lead-based products until much later--despite knowing the health risks.
Are Regulations Killing the Small Community Bank in America?
Will regulations aimed at large, investment-oriented banks kill the "It’s a Wonderful Life" promise of the American community bank?