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This page lists authors who have written or contributed to our books, policy reports, or working papers. The list may not include authors who have contributed to The Independent Review.

Paul R. Abramson

Patrick Adams

Michael Adamson
University of California, Santa Barbara


Phillippe Aghion
Professor of Economics, Oxford University, England


Kimble Fletcher Ainslie
Cato Institute


Vicki E. Alger
Research Fellow, Independent Institute


Norma Jean Almodovar
Director, C.O.Y.O.T.E. Los Angeles


Lee J. Alston

James E. Alvey
Professor of Economics, Massey University, New Zealand


Ryan C. Amacher
Professor of Economics, University of Texas, Arlington


Flavia Anghel

Jonny Anomaly

Karen LaFollette Araujo
President, Hemispheric Studies Institute


Dominick T. Armentano
Professor Emeritus of Economics, University of Hartford


N. Scott Arnold
Department of Philosophy at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.


June Akinyi Arunga

Stefano Athanasoulis
Professor of Economics, Yale University


Raymond A. Atkins
Associate, Covington & Burling


Kenneth L. Avio
Professor of Economics, University of Victoria, Canada


George B. N. Ayittey
President of the Free Africa Foundation and former Distinguished Economist in Residence in the Department of Economics at American University


Thompson Ayodele
Executive Director, Initiative for Public Policy Analysis, Nigeria.


Gérard Bélanger

Jurgen G. Backhaus
Krupp Chair in Public Finance and Fiscal Sociology, Erfurt University, Germany


Robert A. Baker
Professor of Psychology Emeritus at the University of Kentucky


Paula Baker
Professor of History at Ohio State University


Carl L. Bankston III

Andy H. Barnett
Professor of Economics, Auburn University


Norman Barry
Professor at the University of Buckingham


Benjamin H. Barton
Associate Professor of Law, University of Tennessee


Joseph L. Bast
President of the Heartland Institute


William J. Baumol
Professor of Economics and Director, C.V. Starr Center for Applied Economics, New York University; Senior Research Economist and Professor of Economics, Emeritus, Princeton University


Jonathan J. Bean
Professor of History, Southern Illinois University


William Beaver

Wilfred Beckerman
Emeritus Fellow at Balliol College, Oxford University, England


David Beckworth
Assistant Professor of Economics at Western Kentucky University


David T. Beito
Professor of History, University of Alabama


Daniel L. Bennett

Bruce L. Benson
DeVoe Moore Distinguished Research Professor of Economics, Florida State University


Erwin A. Blackstone
Professor of Economics at Temple University


Roger D. Blair
Professor of Economics, University of Florida


Martin R. Bodenstein
Professor of Economics, Northwestern University


Peter J. Boettke
University Professor of Economics and Philosophy, George Mason University


Richard Glen Boire
Executive Director of the Center for Cognitive Liberty and Ethics


Ben W. Bolch
Robert D. McCallum Distinguished Professor of Economics at Rhodes College


Philip Booth

Patricia H. Born
Payne H. and Charlotte Hodges Midyette Eminent Scholar in Risk Management & Insurance in the College of Business at Florida State University


Richard Bostan
Writer


Boudewijn R. A. Bouckaert
Professor of Law, University of Ghent, Belgium


Donald J. Boudreaux
Professor of Economics, George Mason University


Karol C. Boudreaux

Scott A. Boykin

R. W. Bradford
Editor of Liberty Magazine


Robert L. Bradley Jr.

Samuel Jan Brakel
Professor of Law and Director of Research at the Health Law Institute at DePaul University in Chicago


Curtis Bram
Student at Duke University


Charles A. Breiterman

Geoffrey Brennan

Stephen N. Bretsen
William Volkman Chair of Business and Law, Wheaton College


Jason Briggeman

Michael Brooks
Senior Lecturer in the School of Economics at the University of Tasmania


Matthew E. Brown
Assistant Professor of Business Administration, University of Illinois-Springfield


John Howard Brown

Edgar K. Browning
Professor Emeritus of Economics, Texas A&M University


Scott G. Bullock
Senior Attorney, Institute for Justice


Richard V. Burkhauser

John W. Burns
Vice President at Isurus Market Research and Consulting


William N. Butos

Nicolás Cachanosky

Laurie L. Calhoun
Research Fellow at the Independent Institute and Advisory Editor of Transition: An International Review.


Nicholas Capaldi
Levendre-Soule Distinguished Chair in Business Ethics


Bryan Caplan
Associate Professor of Economics, George Mason University


Allan C. Carlson
President Emeritus, Howard Center for Family, Religion and Society


Ted Galen Carpenter
Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute


Paul G. Cassell
Professor of Law, University of Utah


Bill Cassidy
Bill Cassidy, M.D.


James Caton
Faculty Fellow at North Dakota State University


John R. Christy

Robert Clark
Faculty Member in the College of Management at North Carolina State University


Paul A. Cleveland

Carl P. Close
Research Fellow and Senior Editor, Independent Institute


Philip Coates
Independent Scholar


Craig T. Cobane
John and Jacque Jarve Endowed Professor in Honors, Western Kentucky University


John M. Cobin

John H. Cochrane
Sigmund E. Edelstone Professor of Finance, University of Chicago


Angelo M. Codevilla
Professor Emeritus of International Relations, Boston University


Philip R. P. Coelho
Professor of Economics at Ball State University


G. Marcus Cole
William Benjamin Scott and Luna M. Scott Professor of Law, Stanford University


Enrico Colombatto
Professor of Economics at the University of Turin and Director of the International Centre for Economic Research in Turin, Italy


Katie Colton

J. Geoffrey Colton

Roger Congleton
Professor of Economics at the Center for Study of Public Choice, George Mason University


Joseph Connors

Robert D. Cooter
Herman F. Selvin Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley


Lois J. Copeland
Physician and Author


Adriana S. Cordis
Professor of Economics, Clemson University


Daniel Adolfo Cordova Cayo
Dean, School of Economics, University of Applied Sciences, Lima, Peru


Janis Cortese
Director of MarComm, Continuous Computing Corporation


Jim F. Couch
Professor of Economics, University of Alabama


E. James Cowan

Tyler Cowen
General Director of the Mercatus Center and the James M. Buchanan Center for Political Economy at George Mason University


Stephen Cox
Professor of Literature at the University of California, San Diego


Christopher J. Coyne
F.A. Harper Professor of Economics at George Mason University.


Lee Craig
Faculty Member in the College of Management at North Carolina State University


Eric Crampton
Senior Lecturer in Economics at the University of Canterbury


Robert W. Crandall
Senior Fellow, Economic Studies, Brookings Institution


Christopher W. Crowe
Economist in Systemic Issues, International Monetary Fund


Kirby R. Cundiff
Professor of Finance, Northeastern State University


Nicholas A. Curott
Visiting Lecturer of Economics and Finance, University of South Alabama


Christopher Curran
Professor of Economics, Emory University


John F. Curran
Professor of Economics, Emory University


Kevin Currie-Knight

George M. Curtis III
Professor of History at Hanover College, Liberty Fund Fellow


Casimir Dadak

Timothy Dalrymple

William L. Davis

Anthony de Jasay
Research Fellow, Independent Institute


Xavier de Vanssay
Professor of Economics, University of York, Canada


Aschwin de Wolf

Robert T. Deacon
Professor of Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara


Stephen DeCanio
Professor of Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara


Douglas J. Den Uyl

Marshall DeRosa
Professor of Political Science at Florida Atlantic University


Arthur M. Diamond Jr.

Joseph S. Diedrich

Gus diZerega
Professor of Government, St. Lawrence University


Roger Donway

James A. Dorn

Carmen Elena Dorobăț

Alan Dowd

Kevin Dowd
Professor of Finance and Economics at Durham University, England


Donald A. Downs
Professor of Political Science, Law and Journalism, University of Wisconsin


Thomas K. Duncan

Brandon Dupont

Steven J. Eagle
Professor of Law, George Mason University


Lenore T. Ealy

James Rolph Edwards
Associate Professor of Economics at Montana State University


Barbara Ehrenreich

Ivan Eland
Senior Fellow and Director of Independent Institute's Center on Peace & Liberty


Jean Bethke Elshtain
Laura Spelman Rockefeller Professor of Ethics, University of Chicago Divinity School


Bert Ely
Principal in Ely & Company, Inc.


James W. Ely Jr.

Stanley L. Engerman

Deirdre English

Richard A. Epstein
Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law, New York University


Fredrik Erixon

Diego Espinosa
Hedge fund manager and private investor


John B. Estill
Lecturer in the Department of Economics at San Jose State University


Williamson M. Evers
Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University


Michael J. Faber

Hugo J. Faria
Professor of Economics and Finance at the Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administracion in Caracas, Venezuela


Roger D. Feldman
Professor, Center for Health Services Research, University of Minnesota


Monique Ferraro

Bob G. Figgins

Dwight Filley
Senior Fellow at Independence Institute


Darren Filson
Professor of Economics, Claremont Graduate University


Chester E. Finn Jr.
President, Thomas B. Fordham Foundation


Price V. Fishback

H. E. Frech
Professor of Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara


David D. Friedman
Professor of Law, Santa Clara University


Peter Galbraith

Lowell E. Gallaway
Edwin and Ruth Kennedy Distinguished Professor of Economics, Ohio University


Terry L. Gannon

Bradley M. Gardner
Research Fellow at the Independent Institute


B. Delworth Gardner
Emeritus Professor of Economics, Brigham Young University


Roger W. Garrison

Dmitriy Gershenson
Professor of Economics, Brown University


Faith Gibson
Director, California College of Midwives


George F. Gilder
Senior Fellow, Discovery Institute


Bogdan Glăvan

David Glasner
Staff Economist, Bureau of Economics, Federal Trade Commission


Nathan Glazer
University Professor of Education and Sociology Emeritus, Harvard University


Zachary Gochenour
Fellow, Department of Economics, George Mason University


Stewart Goetz

Charles A. E. Goodhart
Norman Sosnow Professor Banking and Finance and Programme Director of Regulation & Financial Stability in the Financial Markets Group in the Department of Economics at the London School of Economics


Rachael E. Goodhue

John C. Goodman
President, Goodman Institute for Public Policy Research


Peter Gordon
Professor of Policy, Planning and Development, University of Southern California


Martin F. Grace
James S. Kemper Professor of Risk Management, Georgia State University


Lino A. Graglia
A. Dalton Cross Professor of Law at the University of Texas School of Law


Christopher Grandy
Associate Professor, Public Administration Program, University of Hawaii


Samuel H. Gregg

Anthony Gregory
Research Fellow, Independent Institute


David R. Gress
Centre for Cultural Research at the University of Aarhus


Herschel I. Grossman
Merton P. Stoltz Professor in the Social Sciences, Brown University


Gerald Gunderson
Shelby Cullom Davis Professor at Trinity College


James D. Gwartney
Director, Gus A. Stavros Center for Economic Education, Stavros Eminent Scholar, Florida State University


David Haarmeyer

Leon T. Hadar
Specialist in foreign policy, international trade, the Middle East, and South and East Asia


Stefanie Haeffele-Balch

Jahn K. Hakes
Assistant Professor of Economics, Albion College


Simon Hakim
Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for Competitive Government, Temple University


Stephen P. Halbrook
Senior Fellow, Independent Institute


Joshua C. Hall
Associate Professor of Economics at West Virginia University


Lauren K. Hall

Kermit L. Hall
Dean of College of Humanities at Ohio State University


Jon Halvorson
Assistant Professor of Economics at Indiana University of Pennsylvania


Thor Halvorssen

J. Daniel Hammond

Camille Harmer

Philipp W. Harms
Professor of Economics, University of Konstanz


Brandon Harnish

Oliver D. Hart
Professor of Economics, Harvard University


James E. Hartley
Associate Professor of Economics at Mount Holyoke College


Jeffrey E. Haymond
Vice Commander, Space Development and Test Wing, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico


Eugene Heath
Professor at State University of New York, New Paltz


Michael Heberling
President of the Baker College Center for Graduate Studies


Jac C. Heckelman
Associate Professor of Economics and the McCulloch Family Fellow at Wake Forest University


Eric A. Helland
Professor of Economics, Claremont McKenna College


Robert B. Helms
Resident Scholar and Director of Health Policy Studies, American Enterprise Institute


David Hendengren

Joshua R. Hendrickson
Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Mississippi


Magnus Henrekson

Paul Heyne
Department of Economics at the University of Washington


Robert Higgs
Senior Fellow in Political Economy, Founding Editor and Editor at Large, The Independent Review, Independent Institute.


Peter J. Hill
George F. Bennett Professor Emeritus of Business and Economics, Wheaton College


Benjamin F. Hobbs

Max Hocutt

Geoffrey M. Hodgson
Professor at University of Cambridge


Randall G. Holcombe
DeVoe Moore Professor of Economics, Florida State University


Douglas A. Houston
Professor in the School of Business at the University of Kansas


James C. Hsiung
Professor of Politics at New York University


James L. Huffman
Emeritus Dean and Erskine Wood, Sr. Professor of Law, Lewis & Clark Law School


Jeffrey Rogers Hummel
Associate Professor of Economics, San Jose State University


Dan Hurwitz
Retired Engineer and Businessman


Howard Husock
Vice President of Policy Research at Manhattan Institute


Jerome Huyler
Independent Scholar and Author


David A. Hyman
Professor of Law, University of Maryland


David Isenberg
Research Fellow at the Independent Institute


Brian Isom

Dan Johansson
Vice President, The Ratio Institute


Ronald N. Johnson
Professor of Agricultural Economics at Montana State University


Paul Bede Johnson CBE

James L. Johnston
Heartland Institute and Amoco Corporation


Alan W. Jones OBE

Jerry L. Jordan
President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland


William H. Kaempfer
Professor of Economics at the University of Colorado


Joseph P. Kalt
Ford Foundation Professor, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University


Wendy Kaminer
Contributing Editor, The Atlantic Monthly; former Member, Board of Directors, American Civil Liberties Union


Marek M. Kaminski
Professor of Politics, New York University


Shawn Everett Kantor
Associate Professor of Economics and of Public Administration and Policy


Jonathan M. Karpoff
Norman J. Metcalfe Professor of Finance, University of Washington


George G. Kaufman
John F. Smith Professor of Finance and Economics at Loyola University


Wallace Kaufman
Research Fellow, Independent Institute


Sam Kazman
General Counsel at Competitive Enterprise Institute


Charles N. W. Keckler
Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, Pennsylvania State University


John L. Kelley
Associate Professor of History at Shawnee State University


Henry Kenney
Senior Lecturer in the Department of Business Economics at the University of the Witwatersrand


Lawrence W. Kenny

Troy Kickler

L. Lynne Kiesling
Senior Lecturer in the Department of Economics and the Social Enterprise in the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University


Mwangi S. Kimenyi
Senior Fellow and Director of the African Growth Initiative at Brookings Institution


Brett A. King
Professor of Economics, University of North Alabama


Lynn Kinsky
Owner, Ranchita de Liberta; Co-founder, Reason


Daniel B. Klein
Professor of Economics at George Mason University; co-author of FDAReview.org


Robert W. Klein
Associate Professor and director at the Center for Risk Management and Insurance Research, Georgia State University


Daniel Klerman
Professor of Law, University of Southern California


Hartmut Kliemt

Barbara Klimaszewski-Blettner
Research Assistant, Institute for Risk and Insurance Management, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (Munich)


Helen J. Knowles

Sreekala Kochugovindan
Doctoral Student in Economics


Joseph F. Koonce

Laurence J. Kotlikoff

J. Morgan Kousser
California Institute of Technology


Michael I. Krauss
Professor of Law, George Mason University


Michael Kremer
Senior Fellow, Economic Studies, Brookings Institution


Urs P. Kreuter

Chandran Kukathas
Chair in Political Theory in the Department of Government at the London School of Economics and Political Science


Allan Kulikoff
Professor of History, Northern Illinois University


Edward J. López
BB&T Distinguished Professor of Capitalism, Western Carolina University


Deepak K. Lal
James S. Coleman Professor of International Development Studies, University of California at Los Angeles


Steven E. Landsburg
Professor of Economics, University of Rochester


Robert A. Lawson
Jerome M. Fullinwider Chair in Economic Freedom, Southern Methodist University


Peter T. Leeson
BB&T Professor for the Study of Capitalism, George Mason University


Eli Lehrer
President, R Street Institute


Wayne A. Leighton

Jayme Lemke

Nikos A. Leverenz
Pacific Legal Foundation


Harry G. Levine
Professor of Sociology at Queens College, City University of New York


Ronald T. Libby

Gary D. Libecap
Donald Bren Distinguished Professor, Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, University of California, Santa Barbara


Frank R. Lichtenberg
Professor, Graduate School of Business, Columbia University


Stan J. Liebowitz
Ashbel Smith Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for the Analysis of Property Rights and Innovation, University of Texas, Dallas


Leonard Liggio

Christopher Lingle
Centre for Independent Studies, Sydney


Susanne Lohmann
Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Los Angeles


Loren E. Lomasky

James R. Lothian
Distinguished Professor of Finance, Fordham University


Anton D. Lowenberg
Professor of Economics at California State University, Northridge


Jessica C. Ludescher

Ian S. Lustick
Bess W. Heyman Chair of Political Science and Director of Graduate Studies in the Political Science Department at the University of Pennsylvania


William J. Luther

Eric Mack
Professor of Philosophy at Tulane University


Fiona C. Maclachlan
Associate Professor in the Department of Economics and Finance at Manhattan College


Rubiná Mahsud

Michael D. Mallinger
Competitive Enterprise Institute


Keith D. Malone

G. P. Manish

Mathew Manweller
Instructor of Political Science at the University of Oregon


Robert A. Margo
Professor of Economics at Boston University


Stephen E. Margolis
Head, Department of Economics, North Carolina State University


Gabriel X. Martinez

John G. Matsusaka
Department of Finance & Business Administration at the University of Southern California


David N. Mayer
Professor Emeritus of Law and History, Capital University Law School


Thomas Mayor

John Mukum Mbaku
Professor of Economics at Weber State University


Daniel McCarthy
Editor of the American Conservative


Deirdre N. McCloskey
Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois, Chicago


Robert M. S. McDonald
Professor of History at the United States Military Academy


Gary McDonnell

Wendy McElroy
Research Fellow, Independent Institute


Maura McEnaney

Roger D. McGrath

Robert A. McGuire
Adjunct Research Professor at the University of Akron


Vern P. McKinley
Research Fellow, Independent Institute


Fred McMahon

Michael J. McPhillips

Lawrence J. McQuillan
Senior Fellow and Director of the Center on Entrepreneurial Innovation, Independent Institute


Thomas Means
Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for Economic Education at San Jose State University


Roger E. Meiners
Professor of Economics, University of Texas, Arlington


Allan H. Meltzer

John D. Merrifield
Professor of Economics, University of Texas, San Antonio


Peter P. Metrinko
Former attorney advisor to a Commissioner at the Federal Trade Commission


Jean-Luc Migué

Jeffrey Milyo

Kenneth Minogue

Jeffrey A. Miron
Professor of Economics, Harvard University


Jerry W. Mitchell

Carlos Alberto Montaner
Member of the Board of Advisors for the Center on Global Prosperity at the Independent Institute and President of Firmas Press.


Mike Moore
Research Fellow, Independent Institute


John Moore

Adrian T. Moore
Executive Director, Reason Public Policy Institute


Stephen J. Moore

Paul Moreno
Assistant Professor of History at Hillsdale College


Andrew P. Morriss
Dean and Anthony G. Buzbee Dean's Endowed Chairholder at Texas A&M School of Law


Jennifer Roback Morse

Michael C. Munger
Professor of Political Science, Economics and Public Policy, and Director the Philosophy, Politics, and Economics Program at Duke University.


Yuzo Murayama
Professor and Vice President in the Graduate School of Doshisha University


Timothy J. Muris
Foundation Professor at the George Mason University School of Law


Robert P. Murphy
Research Assistant Professor with the Free Market Institute at Texas Tech University and Senior Economist with the Institute for Energy Research


Ryan H. Murphy

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano

Douglas Nelson
Sun Microsystems, Inc.


Robert H. Nelson
Professor of Environmental Policy, School of Public Policy, University of Maryland


Craig M. Newmark
Professor of Economics, North Carolina State University


Armand M. Nicholi II

Rosalie Nichols

Paul Niemann
Senior Consultant, Health Management Associates


Joel J. Nobel

Martha Nussbaum
Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics, University of Chicago


John V. C. Nye

Gerald P. O’Driscoll Jr.

P. J. O’Rourke
Editor-in-Chief, American Consequences


Randal O’Toole
Senior Fellow, Thoreau Institute and Cato Institute


Mancur L. Olson, Jr.
Professor of Economics and Founder, IRIS Center, University of Maryland


Karl-Dieter Opp

Benjamin C. Ostrov
Professor at the Kazakhstan Institute of Management, Economics, and Strategic Research


Tomás Otáhal

James R. Otteson Jr.
Executive Director, BB&T Center for the Study of Capitalism, Thomas W. Smith Presidential Chair in Business Ethics, and Professor of Economics, Wake Forest University


Camille Paglia
Professor of Humanities, University of the Arts


Filip Palda
Ecole Nationale d'Administration Publique at the Université du Québec


Yeonmi Park

Hayeon Carol Park

Ernest C. Pasour Jr.
Professor Emeritus of Agricultural and Resource Economics, North Carolina State University


Ellen Frankel Paul
Deputy Director, Social Philosophy and Policy Center, Bowling Green State Unversity


Mark V. Pauly
Bendheim Professor; Professor of Health Care Management, and Professor of Business and Public Policy; Wharton School; University of Pennsylvania


James L. Payne
Research Fellow at the Independent Institute and Director of Lytton Research and Analysis


Charles V. Peña
Senior Fellow, Independent Institute


Svetozar Pejovich

Philip Perlmutter
Former Executive Director, Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston


Timothy J. Perri

Jeffrey M. Peterson

Sarah Peterson
Graduate of Whitman College


Colby Pines

Paul W. Pitkin
Client Services Manager


Jeffrey J. Pompe
Nellie Cooke Sparrow Professor of Business, Professor of Economics, and Francis Marion University Trustee Research Scholar, Francis Marion University


Ramesh Ponnuru

Tomás Pospísil

David G. Post
Professor of Law, Temple University


Benjamin Powell
Senior Fellow, Independent Institute; Director, Free Market Institute, Texas Tech University


Lawrence S. Powell
Whitbeck-Beyer Chair of Insurance and Financial Services and Associate Professor of Economics and Finance at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock


John P. Powelson
Professor at the University of Colorado


Sharon Presley
Executive Director, Resources for Independent Thinking; Founder, Association of Libertarian Feminists


Jared R. Price
Graduate of Birmingham-Southern College


David M. Primo
Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Rochester


Gerard Radnitzky
Professor Emeritus of Philosophy of Science at the University of Trier, Germany


Linda C. Raeder

Richard W. Rahn

Juan Ramón Rallo
Institute Juan de Mariana


Bruce Ramsey
Editorial Columnist for the Seattle Times


Douglas B. Rasmussen

Stephen J. Rassenti
Professor in the College of Arts and Science at George Mason University


Adrián O. Ravier

John Rees
Professor of Geography, University of North Carolina, Greensboro


Mimi Reisel
Professor of English, University of Texas


Binyam Reja
Professor of Economics, University of California, Irvine


Nicholas Rescher
University Professor of Philosophy, University of Pittsburgh


Alan Reynolds
Senior Fellow, Cato Institute


Morgan O. Reynolds
Professor of Economics, Texas A & M University


Sheldon Richman
Research Fellow, Independent Institute


Wesley Allen Riddle
Professor of History Emeritus, United States Military Academy


James R. Rinehart
Professor Emeritus of Economics, Francis Marion University


Paul Craig Roberts
Chairman, Institute of Political Economy; former Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury


Russell D. Roberts

Dalibor Roháč

Jerry K. Rohacek
Professor of Economics at the University of Alaska


Roberta Romano
Professor of Law, Yale University


Hilton L. Root
Senior Fellow and Director of Global Studies at the Milken Institute


Roger Roots
Graduate Student in the Department of Sociology at the University of Nevada


Jean-Jacques Rosa
Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, France


Richard N. Rosenfeld

Gabriel Roth
Research Fellow, Independent Institute


P. Nicholas Rowe
Professor of Economics, Carleton University


Randal R. Rucker
Professor of Agricultural Economics and Economics, Montana State University


R. J. Rummel
Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of Hawaii


Bruce M. Russett
Dean Acheson Professor of International and Area Studies, Yale University; Editor, Journal of Conflict Resolution


Andrew R. Rutten
Lecturer in the Department of Political Science, Stanford University


Matt E. Ryan
Assistant Professor of Economics, Duquesne University


Elisabeth Ryzen
Stanford University School of Medicine


David O. Sacks

Pascal Salin
Professor of Economics, Université Paris-Dauphine


Alexander William Salter

Tino Sanandaji

Renuka Sane
Ph.D. candidate in economics, University of New South Wales, Australia


Raymond D. Sauer

Frederic E. Sautet
Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center, George Mason University


Thomas R. Saving

Susan Stratton Sayre

Brandon Scarborough

Lynn Scarlett
President and Chief Executive Officer, Reason Foundation


David Schap
Professor at College of the Holy Cross


David J. Schmidtz
Professor of Economics, University of Arizona


Joan T. Schmit
American Family Insurance Chair in Risk Management and Insurance, University of Wisconsin, Madison


Friedrich Schneider
Professor of Economics at the University of Linz


George A. Selgin
Professor of Economics at the University of Georgia; Director, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute


Sungno Niggol Seo

Pete Sessions

Leonard Shabman

Butler Shaffer
Professor of Law at Southwestern University.


Parth J. Shah
President, Centre for Civil Society, New Delhi, India


Dan C. Shahar

Perry Shapiro
Emeritus Professor of Economics, University of California at Santa Barbara


Ira Sharkansky

Luke C. Sheahan
Department of Political Science at Duke University


Jeremy Shearmur
Philosophy Department at the Australian National University


Hans Sherrer
Author


Robert J. Shiller
Stanley B. Resor Professor of Economics, Yale University


Stephen Shmanske
Professor Emeritus of Economics in the College of Business and Economics at California State University, East Bay.


Gordon E. Shockley

William F. Shughart II
J. Fish Smith Professor in Public Choice, Jon M. Huntsman School of Business, Utah State University


Charles Silver
University Professor of Justice, Law and Society, American University


Randy Simmons
Professor of Economics, Utah State University


Rita J. Simon
Professor of Law, University of Texas


Leo K. Simon

Martin Simonetta

S. Fred Singer
Professor Emeritus of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia


Claes-Henric Siven
Professor Emeritus at Stockholm University


Sarah Skwire

W. Gene Smiley

Craig M. Smith

Daniel J. Smith

Vernon L. Smith
Member of the Board of Advisors, Independent Institute; Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences; Professor of Economics and Law, the George L. Argyros Endowed Chair in Finance and Economics, and the Founding Director of the Economic Science Institute at Chapman University


Ilya Somin
Associate Professor, George Mason University School of Law


John W. Sommer
Knight Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Geography, University of North Carolina


Thomas Sowell
Rose and Milton Friedman Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University


Zane Spindler
Professor of Economics, University of Cape Town, South Africa


Samuel R. Staley
Director, DeVoe L. Moore Center, College of Social Sciences, Florida State University


Brian C. Steed

Kurt Stephenson

J. E. Stone
Professor of Human Development and Learning, Eastern Tennessee State University


Virgil Henry Storr

Edward P. Stringham
Kathryn Wasserman Davis Professor of Economic Organizations and Innovation and Deputy Director of the Shelby Cullom Davis Endowment, Trinity College


Joseph R. Stromberg
Independent Historian


Nadine Strossen
Professor of Law, New York Law School; President, American Civil Liberties Union


Richard L. Stroup
Adjunct Professor of Economics, North Carolina State University; Professor of Economics, Montana State University


Adam B. Summers
Research Fellow, Center on Entrepreneurial Innovation, Independent Institute


Scott Sumner
Professor of Economics, Bentley University


Shirley V. Svorny
Professor of Economics, California State University, Northridge


Jerry Sweeney
Professor in and the Head of the Department of History at South Dakota State University


Richard Sylla
Professor at New York University


Alexander T. Tabarrok
Senior Fellow, Independent Institute


Slavisa Tasic

Andrew J. Taylor
Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at North Carolina State University


Mary L. G. Theroux
Former Chairman, Garvey International, Inc.


David J. Theroux
Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer, Independent Institute


Peter A. Thiel
Founder and Managing Member, Clarium Capital Management, LLC


Clifford F. Thies
Eldon R. Lindsay Professor of Economics and Finance, Shenandoah University


Charles W. Thomas
Director, Private Corrections Project, Center for Studies in Criminology and Law, University of Florida


Mark Thornton
Senior Fellow, Ludwig von Mises Institute


Richard H. Timberlake, Jr.
Professor Emeritus of Economics, University of Georgia


Eugenia F. Toma
Martin School, University of Kentucky


Aleksander Tomic
Associate Professor of Economics and Director of Graduate Studies in Business, Wesleyan College


Ronald L. Trosper
Director of the Native American Forestry Program


William Tucker
Author, The Excluded Americans: Homelessness and Housing Policies


Frederick Turner
Founders Professor in the School of Arts and Humanities at the University of Texas at Dallas


Heinrich W. Ursprung
Professor of Economics, University of Konstanz


Ian Vásquez
Director of the Project on Global Economic Liberty at the Cato Institute


Hendrik Van den Berg
Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Nebraska


Frank van Dun
Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands


Eric Van Wincoop
Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of New York


Laurence M. Vance

David E. Vance

Alvaro Vargas Llosa
Senior Fellow, Center on Global Prosperity, Independent Institute


Adriana Vazquez

Richard K. Vedder
Edwin and Ruth Kennedy Distinguished Emeritus Professor of Economics, Ohio University


W. Kip Viscusi
University Distinguished Professor in the Owen Graduate School of Management, Department of Economics, and Law School at Vanderbilt University.


Eugene Volokh
Professor of Law, University of California, Los Angeles


Evgeny Vorotnikov

Thomas Voss
Professor at the University of Leipzig


Nicolaas J. Vriend
Lecturer in Economics at Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London


Richard E. Wagner
Hobart R. Hobart Professor of Economics, George Mason University


Richard W. Wahl

Jesse Walker
Books Editor at Reason


Björn Wallace

John Joseph Wallis
Department of Economics at the University of Maryland


Allan M. Walstad

Carolyn M. Warner
Associate Professor of Political Science at Arizona State University


Ashlie Warnick
Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, George Mason University


A. M. C. Waterman

William J. Watkins Jr.
Research Fellow, Independent Institute


Janine R. Wedel
Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh.


Richard Weikart
Professor of History at the California State University, Stanislaus


William H. Wells
Department of Accounting and Finance, Merrimack College


James P. Whalen
Medical Doctor and Freelance Medical Writer


Robert M. Whaples
Professor and Chair in the Department of Economics, Wake Forest University


Winslow T. Wheeler
Director of the Straus Military Reform Project at the Center for Defense Information


Lawrence J. White
Arthur E. Imperatore Professor of Economics, New York University


William R. White
Chairman, Economic Development and Review Committee, OECD


Lawrence H. White
Professor of Economics, George Mason University


Douglas Glen Whitman
Associate Professor of Economics, California State University, Northridge


Jakub Bożydar Wiśniewski

Jonathan B. Wight

Peter M. Williams
Professor of Economics, University of North Alabama


Jack Wilson
Faculty Member in the College of Management at North Carolina State University


Bart J. Wilson
Associate Professor of Economics at George Mason University


Ulrich Witt

John H. Wood
Reynolds Professor in the Department of Economics at Wake Forest University


Thomas E. Woods, Jr.

W. William Woolsey
Associate Professor of Economics, The Citadel


Bruce Yandle
Alumni Professor of Economics, Clemson University


Tomohide Yasuda

Ryan M. Yonk
Assistant Research Professor of Economics and Finance, Utah State University


Cathy Young
Author and Journalist


Andrew M. Yuengert

José Maria J. Yulo
Research Fellow at the Independent Institute and Lecturer in Philosophy and Western Civilization at the Academy of Art University


Edward E. Zajac
Professor of Economics at the University of Arizona


Pearl Q. Zheng

Stephen T. Ziliak
University of Iowa


Todd J. Zywicki
Professor of Law at Mississippi College



In Memoriam Authors

Gary M. Anderson
Professor of Economics, California State University, Northridge


Peter H. Aranson
Professor of Economics, Emory University


Thomas E. Borcherding
Professor of Economics, Claremont Graduate University


Martin Bronfenbrenner
Professor of Economics, Emory University


Yale Brozen
Former Professor of Business Economics, Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago


James M. Buchanan Jr.
Nobel Laureate in Economic Science; late Emeritus University Professor, Center for the Study of Public Choice, George Mason University


Arthur A. Ekirch Jr.
Late Professor of History, University at Albany


Antony G. N. Flew
Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, University of Reading, England


Elizabeth Fox-Genovese
Late Eleanore Raoul Professor of Humanities, Emory University


Joseph Fuhrig
Professor of Economics and Finance, Golden Gate University


Ronald Hamowy
Emeritus Professor of History, University of Alberta, Canada


Irving Louis Horowitz

M. Bruce Johnson
Founding Research Director, Independent Institute; Professor of Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara


Jonathan Kwitny
Author, Endless Enemies and The Crimes of Patriots


Don C. Lavoie
David H. and Charles G. Koch Chair of Economics, Program on Social and Organizational Learning, George Mason University


Tibor R. Machan
Professor of Philosophy, Chapman University


Fred S. McChesney
de la Cruz-Mentschikoff Endowed Chair in Law and Economics, University of Miami


Paul W. McCracken
Edmund Ezra Day Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of Business Administration, Economics, and Public Policy, University of Michigan; former Chairman, President's Council of Economic Advisors


Merton H. Miller
Nobel Laureate in Economic Science; Robert R. McCormick Distinguished Professor of Finance Emeritus, Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago


William C. Mitchell
Emeritus Professor of Political Science, University of Oregon


William A. Niskanen
Chairman Emeritus and Distinguished Senior Economist, Cato Institute; former Acting Chairman, President’s Council of Economics Advisers


Michael Novak
Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Arthur and Carlyse Ciocca Center for Principled Entrepreneurship, Tim and Steph Busch School of Business and Economics, Catholic University of America


Carl A. Pescosolido Jr.
President, Sequoia Enterprises


Ralph Raico
Professor Emeritus of History, State University of New York, Buffalo


William Ratliff
Research Fellow and Curator of the Americas Collection at the Hoover Institution


Murray N. Rothbard
S. J. Hall Distinguished Professor of Economics, University of Nevada, Las Vegas


Charles K. Rowley
Professor of Economics at George Mason University; Director of the Program in Economics, Politics and the Law, James M. Buchanan Center for Political Economy; and General Director of The Locke Institute


Anna J. Schwartz

Bernard H. Siegan
Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of San Diego


Robert J. Staaf
Professor of Law and Economics, Clemson University


Thomas S. Szasz
Professor of Psychiatry Emeritus, Health Science Center, State University of New York, Syracuse


Joan Kennedy Taylor
Author and Journalist


Robert D. Tollison
J. Wilson Newman Professor of Economics and BB&T Senior Fellow at Clemson University


Gordon Tullock
University Professor of Law and Economics and Distinguished Research Fellow, George Mason University


John T. Wenders
Professor of Economics, University of Idaho


Edwin G. West
Professor Emeritus of Economics, Carleton University, Canada


Aaron B. Wildavsky
Class of 1940 Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley


Marvin E. Wolfgang
Late Director, Sellin Center for Studies in Criminology and Criminal Law, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania


Leland B. Yeager
Ludwig von Mises Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics, Auburn University




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