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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.

Homeland Security: Learning from Japan
Edward A. Olsen | November 18, 2004

The Greatest Privatization Ever
Robert Higgs | June 1, 2004

Truman’s Attempt to Seize the Steel Industry
Robert Higgs | March 1, 2004

How the Federal Government Got into the Ocean-Shipping Business
Robert Higgs | November 1, 2003

Connections Between the Austrian School of Economics and Christian Faith
A Personalist Approach

Paul A. Cleveland | September 1, 2003

Why Grover Cleveland Vetoed the Texas Seed Bill
Robert Higgs | July 1, 2003

A Tale of Two Brain Trusts
Robert Higgs | October 1, 2002

The Failure of Utilitarian Ethics in Political Economy
Paul A. Cleveland | September 1, 2002

Thank God for the Nation State?
Robert Higgs | March 15, 2002

The Blessed Monopolies
Does pediatric exclusivity drug legislation benefit children? What about their parents?

Alexander T. Tabarrok | December 1, 2001

In the Name of Emergency
Robert Higgs | October 17, 2001

World War II and the Triumph of Keynesianism
Robert Higgs | October 8, 2001

Economic Liberty
Paul A. Cleveland | September 1, 2001

The Declaration of Independence
Ronald Hamowy | April 21, 2001

FDR: The Man, the Leader, the Legacy
Ralph Raico | April 1, 2001

Monopolies for Children? Pediatric Exclusivity and the Orphan Drug Act
Alexander T. Tabarrok | December 13, 2000

Constitutional Counterrevolution
Charlotte Twight | October 1, 2000

Quartering Species
Andrew P. Morriss, Richard L. Stroup | October 1, 2000

Nazi Firearms Law and the Disarming of the German Jews
Stephen P. Halbrook | September 2, 2000

Economic Behavior: An Inherent Problem With Utilitarianism
Paul A. Cleveland | September 1, 2000

Economists Against the FDA
Daniel B. Klein | September 1, 2000

The American Drug War: Anatomy of a Futile and Costly Police Action
David W. Rasmussen, Bruce L. Benson | July 10, 2000

Trade and the Rise of Freedom
Thomas J. DiLorenzo | June 1, 2000

Economic Growth: What’s Love Got to do With It?
Paul A. Cleveland | April 1, 2000

Barbarians at Bill Gates
William F. Shughart II | April 1, 2000

Regulatory Extortion
Thomas J. DiLorenzo | March 1, 2000

Mere “Isolationism”: The Foreign Policy of the “Old Right”
Joseph R. Stromberg | February 1, 2000

Albert Jay Nock on Education
Wendy McElroy | January 1, 2000

Why Crime Declines
Bruce L. Benson | January 1, 2000

From Central Planning to the Market
The American Transition, 1945-1947

Robert Higgs | September 1, 1999

Nazi Repression of Firearms Owners
Stephen P. Halbrook | August 1, 1999

How War Amplified Federal Power in the Twentieth Century
Robert Higgs | July 1, 1999

The Reserve Requirement Debacle of 1935–1938
Richard H. Timberlake, Jr. | June 1, 1999

The Green Scare
Roger E. Meiners | May 1, 1999

Gold Policy in the 1930s
Mark Thornton, Richard H. Timberlake, Jr., Thomas J. Thompson | May 1, 1999

The Golden Age of Risk
Bruce Yandle | December 1, 1998

The Mythology of Roosevelt and the New Deal
Robert Higgs | September 1, 1998

Truth in the Fire: C.S. Lewis and Pursuit of Truth Today
Dallas A. Willard | July 21, 1998

The Ghost of John D. Rockefeller
Thomas J. DiLorenzo | June 1, 1998

The Origin of Religious Tolerance
Wendy McElroy | June 1, 1998

A Peaceful Ferment in Somalia
Spencer Heath MacCallum | June 1, 1998

Human Ignorance and Social Engineering
Wendy McElroy | May 1, 1998

We Can Do Better than Government Inspection of Meat
Ernest C. Pasour Jr. | May 1, 1998

In Defense of Markets and Misers
Dwight R. Lee, Candace Allen | April 1, 1998

Defining State and Society
Wendy McElroy | April 1, 1998



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