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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 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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Perils of Outsourcing

Monopoly and CompetitionProduction TheoryValue and Exchange

02/11/2004Mises Daily Articles
The Chinese "yellow peril" was the late nineteenth century menace. And today, write Cecil Bohanon and T.N. Van Cott, the menace is outsourcing. The Chinese and Indians are selling Americans things like computer software at bargain basement prices. But there is nothing special about outsourcing...
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Why Politicians Sell Out

Political Theory

10/02/2003Mises Daily Articles
Remedies for government failure must be radical in nature. Wishing and waiting for an "army" of Mr. Smiths or pre-Beltway Phil Gramm thinkalikes to arrive in Washington D.C. is naïve. Better public-sector outcomes must wait not upon better people but upon a better system that does not permit some...
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