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Laurent Carnis

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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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To Serve and Protect: Privatization and Community in Criminal Justice by Bruce L. Benson

Legal System

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
T o Serve and Protect is a breath of fresh air in the fog of mainstream recommendations concerning security, crime, and punishment. In the mainstream literature, liberals typically regard the offender as the victim of an egoistic society...
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qjae2_4_7.pdf

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Management versus Ownership: The Road-Privatization Debate

Free MarketsInterventionism

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
To build a roads system, an administrative price mechanism—commercialization —may yield some solutions to the problems of public roads but it gives rise to other problems
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qjae4_2_4.pdf

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Two Irreconcilable Theories of Justice: Social Engineering vs. Ethics of Property

Legal SystemPhilosophy and MethodologyPrivate Property

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
If economics is understood as being the science of the implications of voluntary and monetary exchanges among different people (Mises, 1985), the terminology “economics of crime” is a contradiction in terms. Indeed the economic exchange consists in voluntary and peaceful cooperation, whereas crime...
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22_1_20.pdf

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