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“Business leaders need to recognize that while they may be trying to make the world a better place, the changes they’re driving may lead to policy decay, which generates complex incentives for politicians.”
—Steven Callander, professor of political economy
Latest Stories in Political Economy
June 14, 2017
Real-world disruptions inevitably lead to “policy decay,” but corrections are hard to come by.
April 3, 2017
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March 17, 2017
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February 9, 2017
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October 24, 2016
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September 30, 2016
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August 10, 2016
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