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Volume 19  Number 1  •  Summer 2014
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In this issue...


The Imprudence of Macroprudential Policy

Corporate Influence and Political Corruption: Lessons from Stock Market Reactions to Political Events

The Two Moralities of the Minimum Wage

Sin Taxes and Sindustry: Revenue, Paternalism, and Political Interest

Human Freedom: From Pericles to Measurement

Jimmy Carter, Alfred Kahn, and Airline Deregulation: Anatomy of a Policy Success

Ronald Coase: An Appreciation

Meet the Old Sweatshops: Same as the New

Book Reviews

U.S. Energy Policy and the Pursuit of Failure

The Economics of Climate Change: Adaptations Past and Present

The Ways of a King: Legal and Political Ideas in the Bible

Exploring Capitalist Fiction: Business through Literature and Film

The Bet: Paul Ehrlich, Julian Simon, and Our Gamble over Earth’s Future

Free Our Markets: A Citizens’ Guide to Essential Economics

The Problem of Political Authority: An Examination of the Right to Coerce and the Duty to Obey

Madmen, Intellectuals, and Academic Scribblers: The Economic Engine of Political Change


The Fed’s Immiseration of People Who Live on Interest Earnings

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