Political Myopia & Short-Term Bias in Government

Democracy, unfortunately, is not a pristine and perfect political solution. It comes with its limitations. One of these limitations has always been a tendency for short-term interests to prevail at the expense of long-term considerations.

Nothing ever happens in government without an incentive structure and so, while a future-oriented, long-term approach may be what politicians’…

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Lauren Reiff

Lauren Reiff

Writer of economics, psychology, and lots in between. laurennreiff@gmail.com / I moved! Find me here: theflamemag.com