RESEARCH

COGNITION AND CULTURAL THEORY
LEGAL LIMITS TO REGULATION
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Y2K, AND THE EMCSR


BCS conducts and publishes research in the technical areas basic to the services we render.  We are a fundamental contributor to works in mathematical anthropology and cultural analysis.  We have regularly provided innovative thinking on legal and strategic issues to the energy industry, widely adopted by others.  Our studies frequently are years if not decades ahead. 

COGNITION AND CULTURAL THEORY

Paul Ballonoff has been a principal contributor to creation of a mathematical theory for social anthropology and its relationships to population sciences since 1970. BCS continues work on the mathematical theory of culture. Principal Publications are available.

LEGAL LIMITS TO REGULATION

BCS conducts original historical-legal research on the origins of economic regulation in the United States.  To understand the surprizing relationship of the relationship of the commerce clause to the patent clause (and find out why the "patent clause" of the US constitution does not use the word "patent" at all) read our article at CATO:

 Limits to Regulation 
CATO JOURNAL Vol. 20 No. 3 Winter 2001, pp. 401-423

and the full book at AMAZON: Reviews at Tenth Amendment Center, and at CATO Institute

For the fascinating story of political intrigue involving the election of a President by five Justices of the Supreme Court when electors were in dispute, and its relationship to the first case to sustain state regulation of a public utility, read our review of Roy Morris' 2003 book Fraud of the Century: Rutherford B. Hayes, Samuel Tilden and the Stolen Election of 1876

 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

BCS uses its combined practical experience and theoretical capabilities to understand the processes of legal and economic development. A partial summary is found in:

Y2K, AND THE EMCSR

From 1992 to the end of the 2000's, Paul Ballonoff co-chaired sessions within the biennial European Meetings on Cybernetics and Systems Research, in Vienna Austria. In May 1999 he was placed as a co-chair of the Y2K session, which were held in April 2000. He was somewhat surprized, as he had no confidence in the many forcasts of widespread failures forcaste for January 1 2000. But given that appointment in May 1999, he wrote and submitted to EMCSR a paper on why those failures would not occur on the US power systems. The paper was right, and for that the organizers of the EMCSR 2000 awared Paul Ballonoff with the best paper award for EMCSR 2000. That forecast is in: