In the many reviews of Thomas Piketty's 'Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century,' there has been no careful analysis of the author's conceptual structure.
Ralph Nader’s new book shows his zeal for finding and promoting left-right solutions.
A new book holds that full and faithful translation from one language to another is not possible, hence World Literature cannot be.
Charles Murray’s new book addresses topics ranging from the specifics of day-to-day workplace behavior to the ultimate sources of human flourishing.
The prospect of the dollar failing, and the international monetary system with it, looks increasingly inevitable. The dollar nearly ceased to function as the world’s reserve currency in 1978, and similar symptoms can be seen today.
An ambitious new book grapples with some of the thorniest socio-moral questions ever to have bedeviled political philosophers, falling short when it attempts to apply its meta-morality to a practical issue.
While many have investigated the causes of the financial crash, few have examined the public’s reaction to it.
Twenty years ago, James Q. Wilson powerfully articulated the idea that humans’ moral sense is innate, not learned.
George Gilder’s vision of data-driven capitalism has much to recommend it, but caution is warranted.
In his latest book, Charles Murray says that today's America would be unrecognizable to our Founding Fathers.
Jonathan Last’s recent book gives an incisive analysis of the plummeting U.S. birth rate's key economic effects.
The great economist turned political science on its head. But a new book says Olson was off base.
Akhil Reed Amar seeks to establish a new approach to jurisprudence.
Nobel Prize–winning economist Ronald Coase and Professor Ning Wang on the transformation of the Chinese economy.
A new book offers an instructive lesson on the unhappy surprises caused by the government’s attempts to manipulate the housing market.
Several states are considering legalizing marijuana. Here are some things you should know.
Corruption threatens freedom and economic growth around the world.
Vivek Wadhwa on the immigrant exodus that threatens the United States.
Are there limits to markets?
Edward Conard argues that in the wake of the commercialization of the Internet, the structure of our unrealized investment opportunities has changed dramatically.