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Mançur Olson on Oligopoly and Social Norms

Mançur Olson on Oligopoly and Social Norms

Mançur Lloyd Olson Jr.— At least after they reach a certain point, distributional coalitions have an incentive to be exclusive. In the case of collusive oligopolists or others that operate… READ MORE

Why I Write Series Giveaway

Enter for a chance to win the entire Why I Write series of books from Yale University Press! THE PRIZE A collection of short ruminations from some of greatest writers… READ MORE

Familiar Stranger

Familiar Stranger

Sumana Roy—  It seems so natural, in dreams and folk tales, that humans should be reborn as trees. On a bus to nowhere, I sat next to a man who… READ MORE

Seeking Pleasure in Sacred Places

Seeking Pleasure in Sacred Places

Subhashini Kaligotla— A significant number of ancient Indian temples fall under the jurisdiction of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). These tend to have the hushed feel of museums, with… READ MORE

On Qualifying Abstraction

On Qualifying Abstraction

Megan A. Sullivan— Abstract art has never been one. From its very inception in the early twentieth century, qualifiers have been employed by both artists and scholars so as to… READ MORE