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The Gift Economy of the Earliest Christians

The Gift Economy of the Earliest Christians

Thomas R. Blanton IV— The apostle Paul, a Jewish preacher of the “good news” of Jesus of Nazareth, promoted a “spiritual economy” within the small groups of the early Christian movement… READ MORE

Who Owns Sovereign Wealth?

Who Owns Sovereign Wealth?

Angela Cummine— Last week, Alaskans received their annual dividend check from the Alaska Permanent Fund. The $53 billion savings fund was set up in 1976 to preserve and augment a… READ MORE

The Relationship between Law and Economics

The Relationship between Law and Economics

Guido Calabresi— A century and a half ago John Stuart Mill said of English philosopher and political radical Jeremy Bentham, in effect, that he approached the world as a stranger. And,… READ MORE

Brazil’s Meltdown

Brazil’s Meltdown

William R. Summerhill— Brazil is mired in its worst crisis in more than thirty years. The economy and employment are shrinking, while high inflation is eroding consumers’ purchasing power.  The currency… READ MORE

July Theme: Where is the Money?

July Theme: Where is the Money?

Everyone from Liza Minnelli to R. Kelly knows that money makes the world go round. This month, Yale University Press authors are expanding on that observation to explore the fields… READ MORE

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