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Dale Steinreich

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Dale Steinreich is an economist and an Associated Scholar of the Mises Institute.

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Backfire on Gun Control

Big Government

11/01/1995The Free Market
Since October 1993, we have lived through the biggest buying spree of firearms in the history of the U.S. It began just before the passage of the Brady Bill and has yet to die down. And the boom in sales will continue so long as members of the governing elites are infatuated with the prospect of...
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Review of Making Sense of Social Security Reform, by Daniel Shaviro; Is Social Security Broke? by Barbara R. Bergmann; Administrative Aspects of Investment-Based Social Security Reform, edited by John B. Shoven

Big GovernmentInterventionism

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The cognoscenti behind the Bush (Campaign 2000) proposal call their plan “privatization.” Privatization, as typically understood by economists, means the transfer of capital ownership and resource allocation
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qjae4_2_9_0.pdf

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Review of Lives at Risk: Single-Payer National Health Insurance Around, by John Goodman, et al., and Miracle Cure: How to Solve America's Health Care Crisis and Why Canada Isn't the Answer, by Sally Pipes

Health

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The return of true free-market health care institutions will never be through the incrementalism of small tax changes and medical-savings accounts that Goodman et al., and Pipes envision.
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qjae9_3_7.pdf

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Review of The Bias Against Guns: Why Almost Everything You've Heard About Gun Control is Wrong, by John R. Lott, Jr.

Big GovernmentMedia and CultureInterventionism

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The Bias Against Guns is overall a less technical book than More Guns, Less Crime, but in its later chapters, quite a few portions are still way over the heads of most laypersons.
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qjae7_3_6.pdf

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Review of The Myth of the Rational Voter: Why Democracies Choose Bad Policies by Bryan Caplan

Political Theory

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Caplan has thought much about his topic. However, redefining policy preferences that he and probably most economists disagree with as “irrationality” is dubious
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qjae12_2_7.pdf

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