Reflection on Institutions and Entrepreneurship Quality

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Dr. Farzana Chowdhury of University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley, David Audretsch of Indiana University, and Maksim Belitski of the University of Reading. They recently published an article in Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice entitled "Institutions and Entrepreneurship Quality," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, Dr. Farzana briefly describes the … Continue reading Reflection on Institutions and Entrepreneurship Quality

Understanding How Business Influences Public Policy

[We’re pleased to welcome authors David Coen of University College London and Matia Vannoni of the Università Bocconi. They recently published an article in Business & Society entitled “The Strategic Management of Government Affairs in Brussels," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, Dr. Vannoni reflects on the motivations and innovations of … Continue reading Understanding How Business Influences Public Policy

Climate Change: Is It Too Late?

Editor's note: Dr. Thomas Sterner, Professor of Environmental Economics at the University of Gothenburg and Visiting Chief Economist at the Environmental Defense Fund, also co-authored the op-ed "Rio Isn’t All Lost" on June 18 in The New York Times, focusing on the "seeds of an energy revolution" that may help us solve the climate crisis. … Continue reading Climate Change: Is It Too Late?

A Just Cup of Coffee: From Fair Trade to Human Happiness

As public awareness and advertising have increased, fair trade coffee has gathered mainstream appeal, but what are its real-life impacts on the economy, sustainability, and human well-being? For today’s post, we’ve compiled an assortment of articles that study coffee and community from a marketing and political economy perspective. The Review of Radical Political Economics takes … Continue reading A Just Cup of Coffee: From Fair Trade to Human Happiness

Revenue Structure and Nonprofit Borrowing

“Revenue Structure and Nonprofit Borrowing”, by Wenli Yan of Indiana University, Bloomington, Dwight V. Denison and J.S. Butler, both of the University of Kentucky, was the most frequently read article in Public Finance Review in 2009. Dr. Yan has provided additional background to the article: My interest in this topic originates from my readings on portfolio … Continue reading Revenue Structure and Nonprofit Borrowing