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Free Rider Problems in Insurance-Based Private Defense

The Journal of Libertarian Studies

Tags Free MarketsWar and Foreign PolicyProduction Theory

07/30/2014Robert Danneskjöld

Libertarian writers including Hoppe, Hummel, and Murphy have attempted to deal with the presence of free riders in theoretical private defense constructs. As with the provision of most public goods, free riders are also a problem in the production of security. This paper proposes a solution toward the free rider problem and analyzes further problems previously unconsidered in the literature.

Volume 22, Number 1 (2011)

Author:

Robert Danneskjöld

Robert Danneskjöld is a pen name for a former Loyola University of New Orleans student studying under Dr. Walter Block.

Cite This Article

Danneskjöld, Robert. "Free Rider Problems in Insurance-Based Private Defense." Journal of Libertarian Studies 22, No. 1 (2011): 509–525.

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