June 2024 ISSUE

Self-Governance As Co-Production of Rules

By Vlad Tarko

Elinor Ostrom Introduction The commons are the typical example in which self-interested individual actions do not aggregate into beneficial collective outcomes, as judged by members of the community themselves. They are the main counter-example to Adam Smith's log...

Entrepreneurial Failure: Fault or Feature?

By John Estill

While much has been written about entrepreneurship in business and economics publications, much less has been written about entrepreneurial failure. Some writers in the popular press have interesting things to say, such as Megan McArdle's The Up Side of Down: Why Failin...

Henry George: An Exploration of Some Consequences to Taxing Only Land

By Paul Forrester

Henry George A Liberty Classics Book Review of Progress and Poverty, by Henry George.1 Henry George's Progress and Poverty (1879) was among the most important and widely read books published in the 19th century, but George's work and the single tax movemen...

Helmut Schoeck’s Envy: A Theory of Social Behaviour

By Art Carden

A Liberty Classic Book Review of Envy: A Theory of Social Behaviour by Helmut Schoeck.1 I've been such a fool, Vassili. Man will always be man. There is no new man. We tried so hard to create a society that is equal, where there'd be nothing to ...

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David M. Hart



Editor's Introduction to "Free-Riding on the Euro"

Reflections from Europe Sep 17 2003












Life and Works of Anne Robert Jacques Turgot

Featured Article Mar 1 2001



Life and Works of Gustave de Molinari

Featured Article Jan 1 2001

David R. Henderson


Economists Waging War

Book Review Aug 3 2020



Economics Works

Liberty Classics May 6 2019


Economists Know: Ask What Changed

Featured Article Feb 4 2019



A Cure for Our Health Care Ills

Article Jun 4 2018


What a Wonderful World

Featured Article Oct 2 2017


Why Predatory Pricing Is Highly Unlikely

Featured Article May 1 2017



Honor Laborers

Featured Article Sep 5 2016


In Praise of Debt

Featured Article Jun 6 2016


Think on the Margin

Featured Article Jan 4 2016




The Robber Barons: Neither Robbers nor Barons

Featured Article Mar 4 2013


How Property Rights Solve Problems

Featured Article Apr 2 2012


GDP Fetishism

Featured Article Mar 1 2010

Charles L. Hooper

Economists Know: Ask What Changed

Featured Article Feb 4 2019



A Cure for Our Health Care Ills

Article Jun 4 2018


The Dismal Economics of Drug Development

Featured Article Aug 7 2017



Who Is Harmed by Insider Trading?

Featured Article Mar 2 2015


Insider Trading Turned Inside Out

Featured Article Jun 2 2014


NSA Surveillance: A Cost/Benefit Analysis

Featured Article Jan 6 2014



Mercantilism Lives

Featured Article Apr 4 2011


FDA Walls Do Not Encircle

Featured Article Jul 7 2008