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Is More Choice Always Better?

by Courtney Baird June 07, 2016

In economics, it is generally assumed that humans are perfectly rational actors – when presented with perfect information about an array of options, humans will make the logical decision, based...

One Step Toward Fixing Our Broken Political System

by Dan Conley May 10, 2016

In Chicago’s cash-strapped environment, it’s understandable that long-term investments often take a backseat to fixing the urgent problems at hand. But for democracy to flourish...

Here’s How We Tackle Inequality

by Steve Odland April 07, 2016

Increasing disparities in income and wealth threaten capitalism's sustainability. We as business leaders need to champion ways to improve equality of opportunity, or the nation risks losing support for...