Libertarian Papers

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Jeremiah Dyke

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Jeremiah Dyke is a math teacher who hails free markets and freedom of choice.

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The Supposed Sham of Advertising

Advertising is not a scam at all. It is individuals sacrificing a level of product perfection in exchange for a...

Property Rights and Whale Wars

Property is that beautiful foundation from which libertarians approach conflicts.

Michael E. Marotta

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Review of The Invention of Enterprise

This anthology delivers 17 authoritative essays by accomplished scholars, surveying the sweep of history as seen...

James Rolph Edwards

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Mercantilism, Corporations, and Liberty: The Fallacies of "Lochnerian" Antitrust

Abstract: Progressive legal theorist Daniel Crane has argued that libertarians who believe that monopoly results...

Corporate Raiders and Junk-Car Dealers: Economics and the Politics of the Merger Controversy

Fueled by almost frantic efforts to adjust and adapt in the face of intense inter- national competition, American...

Jakub Bozydar Wisniewski

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Legal Polycentrism, the Circularity Problem, and the Regression Theorem of Institutional Development

ABSTRACT : The circularity problem states that before legal polycentrists can employ price theoretic arguments...

Legal Monocentrism and the Paradox of Government

In this paper I shall argue that, in contrast to its monocentric counterpart, only the institutional framework of...

Sean Parr

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Mises's Defense of Liberty: A Critique

Abstract: What this paper attempts to demonstrate is that, in his treatise Liberalism , Mises’s defense of...

Adrián Osvaldo Ravier

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Adrián Ravier holds a Ph.D. in applied economics from the University Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid and is professor and research fellow of the School of Business at Francisco Marroquín...

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The Natural Rate of Interest Rule

This article reviews the Fed’s performance with particular emphasis on its contribution to the 2008 crisis and then...

Globalization and Peace: A Hayekian Perspective

Abstract: In his Studies in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (1967, p.168), Nobel Prize laureate...

Lorenz Kraus

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Lorenz Kraus is a 2009 MBA graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is founder of the Tax Free City Project: Kisscoin.us. Kisscoin is a land ticket collectible used to...

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The Fantasy of Wealth Redistribution

By their nature, capital goods cannot be redistributed among the people in any sense that results in equality and...

Isaac M. Morehouse

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Isaac Morehouse works for the Institute for Humane Studies where he helps raise support for the Institute's programs.

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Areopagitica: Milton’s Influence on Classical and Modern Political and Economic Thought

Abstract: This article draws general economic arguments against central planning, state licensure and regulation...

Environmental Protection Is a Consumption Good

If you are lost in the woods on the brink of starvation, you are less likely to look at a frog and think, "I hope...

Scott N. Duryea

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William Pitt, the Bank of England, and the 1797 Suspension of Specie Payments: Central Bank War Finance During the Napoleonic Wars

Abstract: Modern military engagements are made possible by a state’s ability to easily acquire revenue. By either...

Benjamin Marks

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Benjamin Marks is a comedy writer based in Sydney, Australia. He is editor of the print and online Misesian magazine Capitalism.HK, published by Hong Kong's...

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Grounding Political Debate

Abstract: This essay is intentionally one-sided. Almost all other essays by either defenders of capitalism (...

Archipelagos of Educational Chaos

The defense of government schooling, like government itself, is based on fallacies. In this article, I directly...

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