From the Cover

Risk

The Case Against Smoking Bans

Despite their political popularity, government-mandated smoking bans are not justified.

Health & Medicine

Paying for Bodies, But Not for Organs

The results of the cadaver market imply that prohibiting any kind of payment for transplant organs is killing a lot of people.

Environment

A Critique of the Stern Report

Is there a case for aggressive, near-term mitigation of greenhouse gases?

Features

Health & Medicine

Healthcare Intermediaries

Medical care organizations can, but do not, improve healthcare quality.

Agriculture

A New Season?

The 2007 farm bill provides Congress another opportunity to reform federal crop insurance.

Strict liability makes no sense in today’s capital markets.

Securities & Exchange

Is it Time to Wind Up the Securities Act of 1933?

Strict liability makes no sense in today’s capital markets.

Briefly Noted

Final Word