Monthly Archives: April 2018

Canada, Global Trade and Marijuana

Illicit drugs, corruption, transparency and governance, the crisis in Venezuela, and the assassination of Ecuadorian journalists in the hands of dissidents from the Colombian guerrilla group Fuerzas Armas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC) were some of the themes highlighted at the Eighth Summit of the Americas that took place in Lima, Peru.  Connectivity among the hemispheric […]

A Case of Behavioral Economics

The reason why my family and I moved to Maine sixteen years ago was not the result of the traditional rational decision making process taught in economics and business 101, it was more down the line of behavioral economics, a theory of economics that contradicted rational assumptions of human behavior, and that recently earned Richard […]