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How to Deal with Collective Action Problems?

January 15, 2023

Decisions about solving a collective action problem are inevitable features of modern society. However, there are times when the collective action problems are likely to solve themselves. […]

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What Are Collective Action Problems?

January 15, 2023

Collective action problems emerge from situations where society could benefit if people contributed to a common cause, but where people don’t do so. […]

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Risk-taking and Government’s Intervention

January 9, 2023

Neither inventions/innovations nor entrepreneurship would be possible without trying new ideas, and new ideas would not come true without taking any risks. That’s when government steps in. […]

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How Limitations Benefit Private Commerce

January 9, 2023

Regulations help people to reach mutually beneficial agreements. Thus, governments can hold everyone to their word by not allowing anyone to cheat, making commercial contracts much more trustworthy. […]

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Deeper Dive

Video Series Analyzes Pros and Cons of Political Parties

January 8, 2023

The United States is deeply divided along political lines. Partisan politics, attack ads, and even the election process itself are weaponized in the 21st century. A new series looks at the benefits and drawbacks of political parties. […]

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Democratic System: Presidential or Parliamentary?

December 30, 2022

There is a constant debate about whether a democratic society is better off with a presidential or a parliamentary form of government. Direct versus indirect election of the chief executive is the core difference between them. […]

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The Fear of Mob Rule in a Democracy

December 24, 2022

Democracy is a self-destructive and self-contradicting concept, threatened by a constant fear of mob rule. When the majority wields the power, the interests of the minority is put at stake, going against the notion of democracy. […]

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