Targeting aspects of human psychology that can create barriers to effective climate change action may be the key to promoting environmentally friendly choices in both individual practices and national policies.
Stanford economist Raj Chetty found that the link between income and life expectancy varies from one area to another within the United States. The gap between the country's rich and poor widened during the 2000s.
The Electoral College distorts presidential campaigns, disenfranchises voters and drives partisanship, Stanford scholars say. They suggest constitutional reforms to adopt a single national popular vote where the one-person, one-vote concept applies.