The workshop will consider the questions: What is human nature? Are there innate, hierarchical, human needs and motivations? Have they transformed? What are the social-political implications? Over seventy years ago Abraham Maslow submitted "A Theory of Human Motivation" (1943). His subsequent pyramid-shape hierarchy of needs captured the world'...
President Donald Trump announced an outline of his new tax plan this week, proposing sharp reductions in individual and business income tax rates and a new tax code that could significantly benefit the wealthy.
Severe air pollution has plagued China's industrial regions in recent decades, a situation that has received worldwide attention thanks to photos of Beijing and other smog-blanketed Chinese cities.
This workshop will assemble a set of papers on text analysis and political economy, with the goal of seeing whether legal and political institutions, as embodied in text, have measureable socio-economic outcomes.
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