A Global Look at the Rule of Law

Seeing where the rule of law is stronger can tell us why certain nations have more economic development and others sink under the weight of corruption.

December e-links: One Doggy, Two Economists, and Tom Hanks

For considerable enjoyment and a good read that you listen to, Tom Hanks’s narration of Ann Patchett’s “The Dutch House” was superb.

December e-links: Doggy and Economist Interviews

From this month’s first e-link of doggy co-op interviews, today, I’ve gone to the other extreme with a thought provoking talk between two economists.

African Developments

In Malawi, when local newspapers referred to the president as “the big kahuna,” his office threatened a jail sentence if they did not stop. This threat and subsequent events take us straight to Why Nations Fail. Malawi is a small…