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Robert Higgs

Works Published inQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free MarketReview of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10Speeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesLibertarian Papers

AwardsGary G. Schlarbaum Prize for Lifetime Defense of LibertyMurray N. Rothbard Medal of Freedom

Robert Higgs is senior fellow in political economy for the Independent Institute and editor of The Independent Review. He is the 2007 recipient of the Gary G. Schlarbaum Prize for Lifetime Achievement in the Cause of Liberty, and the 2015 Murray N. Rothbard Medal of Freedom.

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Government Bloat is Not Growth: Real Gross Domestic Private Product, 2000–2011

Free MarketsU.S. EconomyInterventionism

12/20/2012Mises Daily Articles
Given a choice, the people victimized by government “services” would be willing to pay to be rid of them.
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How U.S. Economic Warfare Provoked Japan's Attack on Pearl Harbor

Free MarketsWar and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryInterventionism

12/07/2012Mises Daily Articles
In truth, the United States had been at war with Japan long time before the attack on Pearl Harbor.
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Regime Uncertainty: Some Clarifications

The EntrepreneurFree MarketsBusiness CyclesInterventionism

11/19/2012Mises Daily Articles
A business-hostile administration will provoke more apprehension than a business-friendlier administration.
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Why Austrian? Interview with Higgs

BiographiesFree Markets

07/25/2012Mises Daily Articles
I immediately appreciated the realism of Austrian economics, which contrasts starkly with the often wildly unrealistic assumptions of neoclassical theory.
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Regime Uncertainty—Then and Now

Big GovernmentWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Presented by Bob Higgs at the Mises Circle in New Orleans, 5 November 2011.
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