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James Rolph Edwards

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Mercantilism, Corporations, and Liberty: The Fallacies of "Lochnerian" Antitrust

07/17/2009Libertarian Papers
Abstract: Progressive legal theorist Daniel Crane has argued that libertarians who believe that monopoly results from government intervention should accept antitrust law because the monopoly problem is a result of state government passage of General Incorporation Acts after the Civil War. The...
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The Costs of Public Income Redistribution and Private Charity

Money and BanksFiscal TheoryMonetary TheoryValue and Exchange

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Most academic participants in the ongoing debate over income redistribution are aware that it is not possible, ever, for government to tax one set of persons and redistribute the same amount to a set of subsidy recipients. Some fraction of each dollar taxed will always be absorbed in wages and...
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Economics, Politics, and the Coming Collapse of the Elderly Welfare State

HealthTaxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyFiscal Theory

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In this article James Rolph Edwards discusses the United States economic system and social security. Volume 17, Number 1 (2003)
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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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Monopoly and Competition in Money

Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMonopoly and Competition

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The inflation which seems to have become endemic to much of the world, along with the perception that the prime culprits are the monopolistic issuers of national currencies, has recently led to a novel and striking proposal known as ''currency substitution." The proposal is all the more striking...
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