Profiles

Home | Profile | Bruce L. Benson
  • Bruce L. Benson

Bruce L. Benson

Tags Legal SystemPrivate Property

Works Published inReview of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10Mises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian Studies

Benson is DeVoe L. Moore Professor and Distinguished Research Professor in Florida State University's Department of Economics.

All Works

How to Secede in Business Without Really Leaving: Evidence of the Substitution of Arbitration for Litigation

Legal System

01/08/2009Audio/Video
Sponsored by the Mises Institute and held at the College of Charleston in South Carolina; 7-9 April 1995.

Read more

The Enterprise of Customary Law

Free MarketsLegal SystemPhilosophy and Methodology

06/29/2007Mises Daily Articles
Our modern reliance on government to make law and establish order is not the historical norm.

Read more

The Impetus for Recognizing Private Property and Adopting Ethical Behavior in a Market Economy: Natural Law, Government Law, or Evolving Self-Interest

Legal SystemInterventionismPrivate Property

07/20/2005Review of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10
Mises convincingly argues that, given the existence of the long-run objectives instilled by private property rights, cooperation in the form of division of labor and trade emerge naturally; and therefore, under these circumstances, "there is no need to enforce cooperation by special orders or...
Formats

rae6_2_2_4.pdf

PDF (2.42 MB)

Read more

An Evolutionary Contractarian View of Primitive Law: The Institutions and Incentives Arising Under Customary Indian Law

02/20/1991Review of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10
The Review of Austrian Economics, Vol. 5, No. 1 (1991)
Formats

RAE5_1_2.pdf

PDF (1.58 MB)

Read more

The Enterprise of Law: Justice without the State

Legal SystemPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

06/01/1990Books
Benson argues that public dissatisfaction with legal institutions is as prevalent as public disgust with many public institutions.
Formats

Read more

Shield icon audience