Regulation

Risks and Regulations of the Sharing Economy

The concept of a sharing economy, which includes businesses such as Uber and Airbnb, enables people to utilize an item...

Paradox of Subsidy: Could Biofuel subsidies be increasing CO2 emissions?

A new study finds that biofuel subsidies from 1981-2011 paradoxically may have led to the increase in oil production and greenhouse gas emissions.

Measuring Economic Policy Uncertainty: A Study Analysis

A subject of debate: is economic policy uncertainty holding back a stronger post-Great Recession recovery?

Reinventing the Internal Combustion Engine

Engineers can squeeze more efficiency gains from the old standby, if only policy would inspire them to.

Reining In Risk: The Fed Tackles the Dodd-Frank Regulatory Mandates

The Federal Reserve continues to deal with the aftermath of the financial crisis. A top official in the Chicago branch details how they are working to prevent another.

When Costs Outweigh Benefits: Accounting for Environmental Externalities

Beware of net negative value industries.