The Journal of Libertarian Studies

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Chicago vs. the Free Market Symposium

Other Schools of Thought

06/09/2016The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Not everyone called a free-market economist — regardless of their possession of a Nobel prize — really is devoted to the free market.
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Cumulative Index to The Journal of Libertarian Studies Volumes 1-10

05/24/2016The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Cumulative Index
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JLS 1-10 Index.pdf

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Could There Be Universal Natural Rights?

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
This paper is a consideration of whether there could be such universal and natural human rights, or whether such a suggestion is indeed "simple nonsense." So on this occasion no attempt will be made definitively to establish what, if any, there actually are. Volume 6, Number 3 (1982)
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6_3_5_0.pdf

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Cost and Choice: Austrian vs Conventional views

Capital and Interest TheoryFiscal Theory

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The primary purpose of this paper is to contrast Austrian and conventional concepts of cost. Cost in the logic-of-choice context of conventional neoclassical economic theory is contrasted with subjective cost relevant to individual decision-making. The Austrian subjectivist concept of cost is shown...
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Corporate Raiders and Junk-Car Dealers: Economics and the Politics of the Merger Controversy

Corporate WelfareMonetary TheoryPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Fueled by almost frantic efforts to adjust and adapt in the face of intense inter- national competition, American industry undertook an immense corporate restructuring in the 1980s, partly in the form of corporate mergers and takeovers. The magnitude of these corporate acquisitions, both...
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9_2_6_0.pdf

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Congestion and Road Pricing

Free MarketsTaxes and Spending

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Traffic congestion reaches into all aspects of living: working, shopping, recreation. It insidiously cripples the ability of people to coordinate activities with one another, as it becomes virtually impossible to make exact appointments —a broad interval of time is usually the best that can be...
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4_3_6_0.pdf

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Coase and Demsetz on Private Property Rights

Legal SystemU.S. Economy

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In his seminal work, "The Problem of Social Cost," Coase held that in cases of private property right disputes involving what have been called externalities, "with costless market transactions, the decision of the courts concerning liability for damage would be without effect on the allocation of...
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1_2_4_0.pdf

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Cantillon's Essai: A Current Perspective

Global EconomyMonetary TheoryPhilosophy and Methodology

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Professor Spengler's, "Richard Cantiilon: Fist of the Modems," published in 1954, remains the classic survey article of Cantillon's contributions to economic thought. These contributions consist of views on population and related matters, theory of value, monetary theory, and international trade...
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7_2_3_0.pdf

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Conservation, "X-Inefficiency" and Efficient Use of Natural Resources

The EnvironmentU.S. HistoryInterventionism

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The early conservation movement in the United States was initiated by Theodore Roosevelt in 1908 when he called together a conference of state governors. The premise of the conservation movement, sometimes pointed to as Roosevelt's most lasting achievement, was that natural resources are being used...
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3_4_2_0.pdf

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Cultural Thought of Ludwig von Mises

Free MarketsCalculation and KnowledgeHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
This paper seeks to present Mises's views on cultural questions as well as his belief that certain cultural institutions are buttressed by a laissez-faire social order. It also seeks to show that Mises was an opponent not only of the political agenda of the Left, but of its cultural agenda as well...
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