Publications

Jacob Hacker
America’s leaders say the economy is strong and getting stronger. But ordinary Americans aren’t buying it. They see what the rosy statistics hide: We are all struggling under the weight of terrifying economic instability. No matter how well educated and hard working we are, we know that...
Jacob Hacker
America’s leaders say the economy is strong and getting stronger. But the safety net that once protected us is fast unraveling. With retirement plans in growing jeopardy while health coverage erodes, more and more economic risk is shifting from government and business onto the fragile...
Jacob Hacker
During the 1992 presidential campaign, health care reform became a hot issue, paving the way for one of the most important yet ill-fated social policy initiatives in American history: Bill Clinton’s 1993 proposal for comprehensive coverage under “managed competition.” Here Jacob Hacker not...
Jacob Hacker
A groundbreaking work that identifies the real culprit behind one of the great economic crimes of our time— the growing inequality of incomes between the vast majority of Americans and the richest of the rich. We all know that the very rich have gotten a lot richer these past few decades while most...
Hélène Landemore
This book offers a multidisciplinary approach to the question: What is collective Wisdom? Where does it come from and what are the conditions for it? How can we institutionally generate it? This publication is available on the following link(s): http://www.amazon.com/Collective-Wisdom-233-232-...
Hélène Landemore
Individual decision making can often be wrong due to misinformation, impulses, or biases. Collective decision making, on the other hand, can be surprisingly accurate. In Democratic Reason, Hélène Landemore demonstrates that the very factors behind the superiority of collective decision making add...
Hélène Landemore
Co-Edited with with Lucy Bernholz and Rob Reich One of the most far-reaching transformations in our era is the wave of digital technologies rolling over—and upending—nearly every aspect of life. Work and leisure, family and friendship, community and citizenship have all been modified by now-...
Hélène Landemore
This publications is available on the following link(s): http://www.amazon.fr/livres/dp/2130535801
Hélène Landemore
Open Democracy describes a new model of democracy that opens up power to ordinary citizens could strengthen inclusiveness,  responsiveness, and accountability in modern societies To the ancient Greeks, democracy meant gathering in public and debating laws set by a randomly selected assembly of...
“Robert E. Lane is one of the most prominent and distinguished critics of both the human impact of market economies and economic theory, arguing from much research that happiness is more likely to flow from companionship, enjoyment of work, contribution to society, and the opportunity to develop as...