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Volume 1 Number 2
Fall 1996

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Articles

    Predatory Public Finance and the Origins of the War on Drugs, 1984-1989
By Bruce L. Benson
David W. Rasmussen

Information Asymmetries in Health Services
By Stephen Shmanske

New Deal Nemesis: The “Old Right” Jeffersonians
By Sheldon L. Richman

Rent Seeking Never Stops: An Essay on Telecommunications Policy
By James A. Montanye

Book Reviews

    An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought
By Murray N. Rothbard
Reviewed by Paul Heyne

The War Against Authority: From the Crisis of Legitimacy to a New Social Contract
By Nicholas N. Kittrie
Reviewed by Sigmund Knag

Strong Managers, Weak Owners: The Political Roots of American Corporate Finance
By Mark J. Roe
Reviewed by John G. Matsusaka

Public Goods and Private Communities: The Market Provision of Social Services
By Fred Foldvary
Reviewed by Lynne Kiesling

State and Party in America’s New Deal
By Kenneth Finegold and Theda Skocpol
Reviewed by John Joseph Wallis

Selling War: The British Propaganda Campaign Against American “Neutrality” in World War II
By Nicholas John Cull
Reviewed by Justus D. Doenecke

The End of the Republican Era
By Theodore J. Lowi
Reviewed by Richard Young
Paul W. Pitkin

The Economic Anatomy of a Drug War: Criminal Justice in the Commons
By David W. Rasmussen and Bruce L. Benson
Reviewed by Mark Thornton

Etceteras

    Etceteras . . .
By Robert Higgs