The bearable lightness of cyber defamation

A newspaper publishes an article about someone, and that person feels that the contents of the article are defamatory. The law provides that this person can sue the newspaper for defamation and, if found guilty, the newspaper’s editors will have to retract the false statements and compensate the person forRead More

Let Coase Give Us a Ride Home. By Sebastian Galiani and Gustavo Torrens

The technology that will be needed to produce fully self-driving cars (FSDCs) is now within reach. Engineers are working on prototypes and, sooner rather than later, will have a commercial version ready. However, there is an institutional barrier that may interfere with the adoption of this important technology: Insurance companiesRead More