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Thomas J. DiLorenzo
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Thomas J. DiLorenzo is a Research Fellow at The Independent Institute, Professor of Economics at Loyola College in Maryland, Senior Fellow of the Ludwig von Mises Institute, and Associate at the Abbeville Institute. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and he has taught at the State University of New York at Buffalo, George Mason University, and University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Professor DiLorenzo is the author of numerous books, including Hamilton's Curse: How Jefferson's Arch Enemy Betrayed the American Revolution; Lincoln Unmasked: What You're Not Supposed to Know About Dishonest Abe; How Capitalism Saved America: The Untold History of Our Country from the Pilgrims to the Present; The Real Lincoln: A New Look a Abraham Lincoln, His Agenda, and an Unnecessary War; From Pathology to Politics: Public Health in America (with James T. Bennett); The Food and Drink Police: America's Nannies, Busybodies, and Petty Tyrants (with James T. Bennett); Underground Government: The Off-budget Public Sector (with James T. Bennett); Unfair Competition: The Profits of Nonprofits (with James T. Bennett); and CancerScam: The Diversion of Federal Cancer Funds for Politics (with James T. Bennett).

His articles have appeared in such scholarly journals as Public Finance Quarterly, The Independent Review, Review of Austrian Economics, and Public Choice.

Taxing Choice 1997
The Real Abraham Lincoln: A Debate May 7, 2002
Public Health vs. The Nanny State? October 26, 2000
Independent Review Articles
The Culture of Violence in the American West: Myth versus Reality Fall 2010
The Great Centralizer: Abraham Lincoln and the War between the States Fall 1998
More Lies and Sophistry June 17, 2002
Constitutional Con Men May 15, 2002
Jaffa’s Hitlerian Defense of Lincoln May 10, 2002
Death by Government March 1, 1999
The Feds versus the Indians January 1, 1998
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Can Monetary Policy Really Create Jobs? February 9, 2011
Research Articles
Trade and the Rise of Freedom June 1, 2000
Regulatory Extortion March 1, 2000
The Ghost of John D. Rockefeller June 1, 1998
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