Government: Unnecessary but Inevitable
By Randall G. Holcombe

Is Discourse Relevant for Economic Development?
By Scott A. Beaulier

The Problem of “Dirty Hands” and Corrupt Leadership
By Laurie L. Calhoun

An Original Omission? Property in Rawls’s Political Thought
By Quentin P. Taylor

Regulation by Litigation: Diesel Engine Emission Control
By Bruce Yandle
Andrew P. Morriss

The Secret Ballot Protects the Incumbency Advantage
By Jac C. Heckelman

The Individualist Legacy in Latin America
By Alvaro Vargas Llosa

Can the Past and the Future Coexist?
By Matthew E. Brown

Book Reviews

    The Great Divergence: China, Europe, and the Making of the Modern World Economy
By Kenneth Pomeranz
Reviewed by Gary M. Anderson

Benjamin Franklin
By Edmund S. Morgan
Reviewed by George M. Curtis III

To Form a More Perfect Union: A New Economic Interpretation of the United States Constitution
By Robert A. McGuire
Reviewed by Russell S. Sobel

Armageddon Averted: The Soviet Collapse, 19702000
By Stephen Kotkin
Reviewed by Jody W. Lipford

Bad Neighbor Policy: Washington’s Futile War on Drugs in Latin America
By Ted Galen Carpenter
Reviewed by William Ratliff

The Moral Foundations of Politics
By Ian Shapiro
Reviewed by N. Scott Arnold

Smoke-Filled Rooms: A Postmortem on the Tobacco Deal
By W. Kip Viscusi
Reviewed by Pierre Lemieux


    The Real Scandal of “Janitors Insurance”
By E. Frank Stephenson
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