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Social Banking and Social Finance: Answers to the Economic Crisis

February 2011

For over 2,000 years, banks have served to facilitate the exchange of money and to provide a variety of economic and financial services.

Culture, Sustainability and Medicine in the 21st Century. Re-Grounding the Focus of Medicine Amidst the Current "Global Systemic Shift“ and the Forces of the Market: Elements for a Contemporary Social Philosophy of Medicine

December 2010

This article analyzes the role and the status of medicine within the “post-modern” culture(s) of the West.

The Swiss Miracle? Beyond Chocolate, Cheese, and Banking

April 2013

Europe Cannot Remain What it is. Europe's Crisis and the Perspectives

March 2013

The Shifting Architectonics of Pain Medicine: Toward Ethical Realignment of Scientific, Medical and Market Values for the Emerging Global Community. Groundwork for Policy

December 2011

Following the Second Industrial Revolution, Western medicine has become an interwoven enterprise of humanitarian and technologic values.

Unterwegs zu einem zeitgemäßen Verständnis des globalen sozialen Wandels

December 2011

This article sketches the outlines of a contemporary inter- and transdisciplinary methodology to understand the current global change.

Medium-term Integration Effects on Norwegian Agriculture: A Partial Equilibrium Analysis

December 2006

How are Prices Adjusted in Response to Shocks? Survey Evidence from Austrian Firms

March 2010

Comparative analysis of data frameworks for agricultural policy analysis: The WTO-notificaitons and the OECD's PSE database

December 2012

The OECD and the WTO have accumulated systematic data on the magnitude of support going to farmers as a result of farm policies.

Reflections on the Exceptional Treatment of Agriculture in the WTO

December 2010

Agriculture

December 2009

As the Doha Development Round trade negotiations have stalled, bilateral and regional free trade agreements have become an important alternative.

Towards a Theory of Policy Timing

September 2012

The paper presents a theory of policy timing that relies on uncertainty and transaction costs to explain the optimal timing and duration of policy reforms.

The European parliament elections in 2014 are about more than protest votes

June 2013

The European Parliament elections in May 2014 are about more than protest votes.

Have the poor always been less likely to migrate? Evidence from inheritance practices during the Age of Mass Migration

May 2013

Using novel data on 50,000 Norwegian men, we study the effect of wealth on the probability of internal or international migration during the Age of Mass Migration (1850–1913), a time when the US...

Immigration into Europe: Economic Discrimination, Violence, and Public Policy

June 2014

Many Greeks Still Want a Deal

June 2015

As the Greek national referendum on the proposed austerity package draws near, Stanford political scientist Jens Hainmueller and co-author Yotam Margalit (Tel Aviv and Columbia Universities) share...

Those Who Know Most: Insider Trading in Eighteenth-Century Amsterdam

November 2015

This paper studies how private information is incorporated into prices, using a unique setting from the eighteenth century that is closer to stylized models of price discovery than modern-day...

Taxing the Rich: A History of Fiscal Fairness in the United States and Europe

March 2016

In today's social climate of acknowledged and growing inequality, why are there not greater efforts to tax the rich?

Economic Fairness and America’s Presidential Election

May 2016

As the American presidential election nears, Stanford political scientist and TEC director Kenneth Scheve and David Stasavage (New York University) argue that the next president could deal with...

When lives are put on hold: Lengthy asylum processes decrease employment among refugees

August 2016

European governments are struggling with the biggest refugee crisis since World War II, but there exists little evidence regarding how the management of the asylum process affects the subsequent...

Cold war isomorphism: Communist regimes and the West European model of worker participation

July 2016

In studies of cultural globalisation, the influence of communist regimes on Western Europe has remained under-theorised and little explored.

How economic, humanitarian, and religious concerns shape European attitudes toward asylum seekers

September 2016

What types of asylum seekers are Europeans willing to accept?

To the New World and Back Again: Return Migrants in the Age of Mass Migration

August 2017

The authors compile large data sets from Norwegian and US historical censuses to study return migration during the Age of Mass Migration (1850–1913).

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Kenneth F. Scheve Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science