Am von in der Kategorie Monographie, Publikationen.

In this book, NOUS members David M. Levy and Sandra Peart reconstruct, as the subtitle says, „A Documentary History of the Early Virginia School“. Tyler Cowen perhaps offers one of the best reviews of the book: „This is the true history, told by people who know, and with extensive citations from correspondence and primary documentation.You… Read more »

Am von in der Kategorie Monographie, Publikationen.

In this book, NOUS Member Julian F. Müller poses the question: How can we organize society in such a way that our disagreement about facts and norms works to the benefit of everyone? In response, he makes the argument for polycentric democracy, a political arrangement consisting of various political units that enjoy different degrees of… Read more »

Am von in der Kategorie Monographie, Publikationen.

This volume takes a broad perspective on the recent debate on the role of German ordoliberalism in shaping European economic policy before and after the eurozone crisis. It shows how ordoliberal scholars explain the institutional origins of the eurozone crisis and presents creative policy proposals for the future of the European economy. The NOUS Members… Read more »

Am von in der Kategorie Paper, Publikationen.

What can quantitatively trained economists learn from the qualitative research methods used in social science? NOUS Member David Skarbek in his latest research paper examines how qualitative research methods such as comparative case studies and process tracing can help economists to better understand institutions. The full paper is available here. Skarbek, D. (n.d.). Qualitative research… Read more »

Am von in der Kategorie Paper, Publikationen.

In his latest Research Paper, NOUS Member Niclas Berggren together with Jerg Gutmann explores how judicial independence and electoral democracy impact personal freedom. The results are quite surprising: „While judicial independence is positively and robustly related to personal freedom in all its forms, electoral democracy displays a robust, positive relationship with only two out of… Read more »