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Volume 5  Number 1  •  Summer 2000
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Economics with Romance
By Dwight R. Lee
This article appeared in the Summer 2000 issue of The Independent Review

Hardheaded analysis, not romantic fantasizing or emotional uplift, is what gives free-market economics its strength, as Buchanan’s corpus abundantly illustrates. Fortunately, Buchanan’s call for classical liberals to invigorate their work with a renewed sense of humanity and urgency is fully consistent with this truth.