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David N. Laband

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David Laband is professor of forest economics at Auburn University.

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The Ecological Benefits of Smart Growth: Where is the Science?

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

Presented as part of the Brown Bag Seminar Series . Recorded at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 12 May 2005.
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Tragedy in the Judicial Commons

Legal System

05/07/2002Mises Daily Articles
By granting parties who cannot demonstrate actual harm the legal standing to sue, we have opened the legal pasture to a veritable flood of new grazers, who do not care about the harm they inflict on others whose claims may not only be more pressing but may also have real merit. David Laband...
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Costs of the Softwood Tariff

Taxes and SpendingProduction Theory

11/14/2001Mises Daily Articles
Forest industry and other private timberland owners increasingly are burdened by environmental and other government regulations that in many cases constitute de facto seizures of their property rights.
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Bushwhacked in Timber Country

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyCapital and Interest Theory

08/16/2001Mises Daily Articles
The Bush administration's new duty on Canadian softwood lumber imports could dynamite the nation's housing.
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The Political Commons

The EnvironmentProduction Theory

06/21/2001Mises Daily Articles
Polls say people want both prosperity and unlimited environmental amenities. Sometimes, however, you must make a choice. David Laband explains.
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