In this episode, Jake breaks down a few key indicators from the 2022 midterm elections that most people may have missed. Then, Jake examines the design of group arrangements/political institutions and how the effect cooperation between individuals or countries in the long-run. He looks specifically at how leadership, incentive and punishment mechanisms, equity, scope of issues, flexibility and forgiveness all play a crucial role in determining whether cooperation will last or breakdown within a group of people/countries. Enjoy!