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Common Property in Anarcho-Capitalism

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07/30/2014Randall G. Holcombe

The existence of common property in anarcho-capitalism naturally points to the interesting policy question of how this common property would be controlled and maintained. While one might speculate on the issue, this paper stops short of any hard-and-fast conclusions on this point, focusing instead on how common property comes into being in anarcho-capitalism.

Volume 19, Number 2 (2005)


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Randall G. Holcombe is an Associated Scholar of the Mises Institute, DeVoe Moore Professor of Economics at Florida State University, past President of the Public Choice Society, and past President of the Society for the Development of Austrian Economics. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Virginia Tech, and has taught at Texas A&M University and Auburn University. Dr. Holcombe is also Senior Fellow at the James Madison Institute and was a member of the Florida Governor’s Council of Economic Advisors. His books include From Liberty to Democracy: The Transformation of American Government (2002), Producing Prosperity (2013), and Political Capitalism: How Economic and Political Power Is Made and Maintained (2018). His primary areas of research are public finance and the economic analysis of public policy issues.

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Holcombe, Randall G. "Common Property in Anarcho-Capitalism." Journal of Libertarian Studies 19, No. 2 (2005): 3–29.