Do political factors affect the degree of product market competition? To explore this hypothesis we first look at the international variability in PPP-adjusted retail prices. We find a greater variability of international prices in regulated sectors (where the political influence is greater) and lower prices in more democratic countries.
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John Raulson Saul The government seems to have appropriated the term “ethical oil.” as if everything a democratic country produces is therefore “ethical.” A country is only as ethical as what it does. Being a democracy doesn’t make you ethical. Actions are what will be judged. Judged by people, judged by history, judged by your opponents, judged by your fellow citizens. You don’t get a free pass because you have done one thing right. Every action will be judged. You are not ethical s
The Hopeful Thing About Our Ugly, Painful Polarization. Look to Norway and Sweden, where cooperative, socially democratic countries emerged after a frightening period of extreme polarization and social fracturing.