Research Articles

These articles, written by Independent Institute Research Fellows, were originally published in other publications, and are republished here. For other research articles, please see our Policy Reports, Working Papers, and The Independent Review.

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Date Title Author(s)
6/26/2017 The Right to Bear Arms in the Virginia Constitution and the Second Amendment Stephen P. Halbrook
6/26/2017 The Empire Strikes Back Stephen P. Halbrook
6/26/2017 New York’s Not So ‘SAFE’ Act Stephen P. Halbrook
6/26/2017 Reality Check: The “Assault Weapon” Fantasy and Second Amendment Jurisprudence Stephen P. Halbrook
6/26/2017 Firearm Sound Moderators: Issues of Criminalization and the Second Amendment Stephen P. Halbrook
5/17/2017 Disparity of Tropospheric and Surface Temperature Trends: New Evidence S. Fred Singer
Benjamin D. Pearson
Patrick J. Michaels
Paul C. Knappenberger
David H. Douglass
5/15/2017 A Comparison of Tropical Temperature Trends with Model Predictions Benjamin D. Pearson
David H. Douglass
S. Fred Singer
John R. Christy
3/29/2017 Income-Expenditure Elasticities of Less-Healthy Consumption Goods William F. Shughart II
Rejeana Gvillo
Adam J. Hoffer
Michael D. Thomas
3/23/2017 The Constitutional Right to Hunt Stephen P. Halbrook
3/23/2017 Why Can’t We Be Like France? Stephen P. Halbrook
6/30/2016 Armed Resistance to Crime Marc Gertz
Gary Kleck
3/4/2016 Reflections on the Current State of Political Economy Richard K. Vedder
8/6/2015 Keeping It Simple David R. Legates
William M. Briggs
Christopher Monckton
Wei-Hock "Willie" Soon
6/3/2015 The Economic Case for Lifting the Crude Oil Exports Ban Margo Thorning
William F. Shughart II
1/8/2015 Why Models Run Hot David R. Legates
William M. Briggs
Christopher Monckton
Wei-Hock "Willie" Soon
10/14/2013 The Secular Religions of Progress Robert H. Nelson
8/30/2013 The Promise and Sensibility of Integrative Dualism Charles Taliaferro
8/30/2013 Climate Consensus and “Misinformation” William M. Briggs
Christopher Monckton
Wei-Hock "Willie" Soon
David R. Legates
8/21/2013 The Economics Behind the U.S. Government’s Unwinnable War on Drugs Benjamin Powell
6/19/2013 Mere Friendship David J. Theroux
4/22/2013 Why Can’t We Be Like France? Stephen P. Halbrook
7/7/2012 The Healthcare Contract with America John C. Goodman
Peter J. Ferrara
1/11/2012 Secular Theocracy David J. Theroux
12/16/2011 No Right to “Bear Arms”? A Critical Analysis of United States v. Masciandaro Stephen P. Halbrook
10/28/2011 Foreword to the First Edition of Beyond Politics Gordon Tullock
10/1/2011 Rethinking Church and State Robert H. Nelson
4/4/2011 Foreword to The Civilian and the Military, by Arthur A. Ekirch, Jr. Ralph Raico
1/13/2011 Aim at the Zero Deficit Line Craig Eyermann
8/23/2010 C. S. Lewis on Mere Liberty and the Evils of Statism David J. Theroux
5/1/2010 Heller, the Second Amendment, and Reconstruction: Protecting All Freedmen or Only Militiamen? Stephen P. Halbrook
10/7/2009 Principled Independence Jordan Paul Smith
9/24/2009 The Bulgarian Economic Growth and Transition Project Peter J. Hill
Carl A. Pescosolido, Jr.
3/18/2009 Who Needs One Big Market? Joseph R. Stromberg
3/2/2009 “Arms in the Hands of Jews Are a Danger to Public Safety”: Nazism, Firearm Registration, and the Night of the Broken Glass Stephen P. Halbrook
2/13/2009 Banning a Risky Product Cannot Improve Any Consumer’s Welfare (Properly Understood), with Applications to FDA Testing Requirements Robert Higgs
2/2/2009 A Revealing Window on the U.S. Economy in Depression and War Robert Higgs
11/7/2008 Guilty as Charged George A. Selgin
7/25/2008 Economic Science and the Poverty of Naturalism David J. Theroux
7/21/2008 The Dehumanizing Impact of Modern Thought Richard Weikart
3/10/2008 The Second Amendment Upholds an Individual Right Stephen P. Halbrook
6/11/2007 If Men Were Angels: The Basic Analytics of the State versus Self-government Robert Higgs
6/1/2007 The Gospel According to Conservation Biology Robert H. Nelson
4/1/2007 St. George Tucker’s Second Amendment: Deconstructing “The True Palladium of Liberty,” Stephen P. Halbrook
1/22/2007 Military-Economic Fascism: How Business Corrupts Government, and Vice Versa Robert Higgs
12/23/2006 Nazism, the Second Amendment, and the NRA: A Reply to Professor Harcourt Stephen P. Halbrook
12/1/2006 From the Armistice to the Great Depression Robert Higgs
5/18/2006 Knowledge and Naturalism Dallas A. Willard
10/21/2005 Is There a Basis for Global Warming Alarm? Richard S. Lindzen
5/17/2005 Fear: The Foundation of Every Government’s Power Robert Higgs
3/1/2005 How the Western Cattlemen Created Property Rights Robert Higgs

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