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T. Norman Van Cott

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T. Norman Van Cott, an adjunct scholar with the Indiana Policy Review Foundation, is professor of economics at Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

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The Competitiveness Distraction

Free Markets

12/27/2011Mises Daily Articles
Professional athlete Albert Pujols is undoubtedly a phenomenal mower of lawns. Does this translate into competitiveness in lawn-cutting circles? Nope.
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George Mason: Protectionism at its Worst

04/17/2006Mises Daily Articles
Mason labeled the slave trade as "diabolical," "disgraceful," "infamous," and "detestable" immediately prior to arguing that slave owners' rights be strengthened. T. Norman Van Cott explains.
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The Failure of Government Justice

Legal SystemMedia and CulturePolitical Theory

03/01/2006Mises Daily Articles
Writes T. Norman Van Cott: the answer to the problem of crime is the complete privization of prison and parole.
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Imports? Never!

04/27/2005Mises Daily Articles
Apparently, writes T. Norman Van Cott, low import prices and high import prices both pack a damaging economic punch, at least from the mercantilist point of view.
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Make a Difference Day

12/21/2004Mises Daily Articles
According to the ethos of this national holiday, writes T. Norman Van Cott, the only way to "make a difference" is when you do things outside the commercial marketplace.
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