Stanford economist Robert Hall explored why the U.S. economy – since 2009 – has not experienced impressive growth, an effect that usually follows recessions. He finds the roots of the economy’s slow growth existed well before the financial crisis.
Stanford Law School Professor John Donohue found that states that adopted right-to-carry concealed handgun laws have experienced a 13 to 15 percent increase in violent crime in the 10 years after enacting those laws.
Flash organizations are a new crowdsourcing technique that enables anyone to assemble an entire organization from a paid crowdsourcing marketplace and lead that organization in pursuit of complex, open-ended goals.
Stanford’s Dave Donaldson has been honored by the American Economics Association with the John Bates Clark Medal, recognizing his innovative and scholarly contributions in the field of international trade.