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Volume 2 Number 4
Spring 1998

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Articles

    Is Macroeconomics Believable?
By Ben W. Bolch

Constitutional Engineering and the Transition to Democracy in Post-Cold War Africa
By John Mukum Mbaku

Liberalism and the Common Good: A Hayekian Perspective on Communitarianism
By Linda C. Raeder

Quality-and-Safety Assurance: How Voluntary Social Processes Remedy Their Own Shortcomings
By Daniel B. Klein

How Minnesota Adopted Workers’ Compensation
By Shawn Everett Kantor
Price V. Fishback

Review Essays

    The Neglected Politics of the American Founding
By Andrew R. Rutten

Book Reviews

    American Academia and the Survival of Marxist Ideas
By Daro Fernndez-Morera
Reviewed by Joseph R. Stromberg

Dynamics of the Mixed Economy: Toward a Theory of Interventionism
By Sanford Ikeda
Reviewed by Randall G. Holcombe

The Sovereign State and Its Competitors: An Analysis of Systems Change
By Hendrik Spruyt
Reviewed by Boudewijn R. A. Bouckaert

Competition Policy in America, 18881992: History, Rhetoric, Law
By Rudolph J. R. Peritz
Reviewed by Donald J. Boudreaux

Policy Controversy in Biotechnology: An Insider’s View
By Henry I. Miller
Reviewed by Sam Kazman

Masters of Illusion: The World Bank and the Poverty of Nations
By Catherine Caufield
Reviewed by Charles Wolf

Privatization and Political Change in Mexico
By Judith Teichman
Reviewed by Karen LaFollette Araujo

Etceteras

    A Tale of Two Labor Markets
By Robert Higgs