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Edward Stringham

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Works Published inAustrian Economics NewsletterMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesQuarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

Edward Stringham is Davis Professor of Economic Organizations and Innovation at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. In 2017 he became president of American Institute for Economic Research in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. He received his undergraduate degree from College of the Holy Cross in 1997 and his doctorate from George Mason University in 2002. As a student, Stringham first attended Mises University in 1996.

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If a Pure Market Economy Is So Good, Why Doesn't It Exist? The Importance of Changing Preferences Versus Incentives in Social Change

Political Theory

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Many economists argue that a pure market economy cannot come about because people will always have incentives to use coercion.


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Kaldor-Hicks Efficiency and the Problem of Central Planning

Philosophy and MethodologyValue and Exchange

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Supporters of Kaldor-Hicks believe it useful to have a quantitative measure to assess the efficiency of different situations. Although it may appear convenient to be able to judge policies


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The New Generation: Part 1 (Edward Stringham, Shawn Ritenour, Peter Calcagno)


07/30/2014Austrian Economics Newsletter
Volume 22, Number 2 (Summer 2002) Edward Stringham, Shawn Ritenour, and Peter Calcagno are interviewed about their experiences and study of the Austrian School.


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Market Chosen Law

Big GovernmentFree MarketsLegal System

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Central planning and state control are often cast aside as inferior replacements to far more efficient and humane voluntary market transactions. Still there is one area that most believe must be run collectively through the state. The realm of law is often the foundation of government, and the...


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