Symposium on James M. Buchanan: Introduction
By Christopher J. Coyne
This article appeared in the Winter 2014 issue of The Independent Review


Nobel laureate James M. Buchanan laid down a new foundation for political economy and classical liberalism. To understand its development, it’s helpful to note Buchanan’s indebtedness to the writings of Frank Knight, Knut Wicksell, and Italian public-finance scholars.

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