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E.C. Pasour Jr.

Works Published inThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesReview of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10

E.C. Pasour, Jr., is Professor Emeritus of Agricultural and Resource Economics at North Carolina State University.

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Rent Seeking: Some Conceptual Problems and Implications

07/20/2005Review of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10
The problem of identifying rent-seeking activity under real world conditions is shown in this article to be similar to that of determining monopoly waste and other market inefficiencies.


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The Efficient-Markets Hypothesis and Entrepreneurship

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

07/20/2005Review of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10
The entrepreneur is a key figure in the market economy. In a dynamic economy, ideas, products, and services are constantly changing. Entrepreneurship, broadly defined, refers to actions of individuals as they strive to cope with constantly changing market conditions.1 When viewed in this way, all...


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Review of The International Political Economy of Coffee

03/09/1990Review of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10
The Review of Austrian Economics , Volume 4, (1990)


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Land-Use Planning: Implications of the Economic Calculation Debate

Taxes and SpendingPrivate Property

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The recent widely cited National Agricultural Lands Study (NALS) adds to the growing number of individuals and organizations holding the view that land resources are too important to be left to the "whims of market forces." In this view, there should be a shift from private ownership of...


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The Free Rider as a Basis for Government Intervention

Monetary Theory

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The "free rider problem," arising from the fact that an individual may be able to obtain the benefits of a good without contributing to the cost, is discussed in a number of different contexts. In the case of a "public good" where the provider cannot exclude, a good which others...


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