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Laurent Carnis

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Pitfalls of the Classical School of Crime

Legal System

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Economic analysis can be applied to the phenomenon of crime. In the present paper, we will deal with an approach to the economics of crime that is built on the foundations of neoclassical welfare theory.
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qjae7_4_2.pdf

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The Economic Theory of Bureaucracy: Insights from the Niskanian Model and the Misesian Approach

Big Government

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Governmental interventions in the economy take numerous forms, and they require the existence of a public authority, a bureaucracy, to implement them.
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qjae12_3_4.pdf

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New Perspectives on the Economic Approach to Bureaucracy

Big GovernmentInterventionism

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Bureaucracy may denote either a means of management, or a particular kind of organization. Characteristics of such organizations include the existence of a discretionary budget
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qjae13_2_3.pdf

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Rothians versus a Rothbardian. Review of Walter Block's The Privatization of Roads and Highways, Human and Economics Factors and Gabriel Roth, ed., Street Smart, Competition, Entrepreneurship, and the Future of Roads

Free Markets

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Carnis reviews these two significant and imposing works that were published almost at the same time and are directed to readers interested in the topic of road infrastructure management.
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qjae14_1_7.pdf

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Review of Alternative Route: Toward Efficient Urban Transportation, by Clifford Winston and Chad Shirley

InterventionismProduction Theory

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The authors’ proposed solutions are interesting but ultimately disappointing. Laudably, they do call for what they believe to be the privatization of urban transit.
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qjae5_2_8.pdf

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