Supply and Demand: the Marijuana Industy in Oregon

Supply and Demand: the Marijuana Industy in Oregon

A recent article published by Williamette Week discuss the prevailing dynamics of the marijuana industry in Oregon (the original article can be accessed here). In 2014 the state government of Oregon legalized non-medical cultivation and use of marijuana--in other words, the government legalized recreational pot-growing and pot-smoking. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC), which was [...]

Book Review: Economics for the Common Good by Jean Tirole

Book Review: Economics for the Common Good by Jean Tirole

“Economics for the Common Good is an ambition: to help our institutions serve general interest by studying those situations in which individual motives conflict with the interests of society, in order to suggest policies that align social and private interests.” Jean Tirole   Nobel Laureate Jean Tirole accomplished a seemingly impossible task with his book [...]