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The 2010 Sir John M. Templeton Fellowships Essay Contest

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Essay Reference Bibliography

This list of readings is offered as an aid for writing an essay for the 2010 Sir John M. Templeton Fellowships Essay Contest. Part I cites works related to this year’s topic. Part II is a broader list of works on the meaning and significance of economic and personal liberties. This bibliography may be revised as additional relevant works come to our attention.

Part I.

Bastiat, Frederic. 1996 [1850]. Economic Harmonies. Irvington-on-Hudson, NY: Foundation for Economic Education.

Bastiat, Frederic. 1996 [1845]. Economic Sophisms. Irvington-on-Hudson, NY: Foundation for Economic Education.

Bastiat, Frederic. 1994 [1850]. The Law. Irvington-on-Hudson, NY: Foundation for Economic Education.

Bastiat, Frederic. 1995 [1848]. Selected Essays on Political Economy. Irvington-on-Hudson, NY: Foundation for Economic Education.

Baugus, Brian. 2008. Frederic Bastiat: Libertarian Challenger or Political Bargainer? The Independent Review 7:4 (Spring): 575–589.

Bergh, Andreas. 2007. The Middle Class and the Swedish Welfare State: How Not to Measure Redistribution. The Independent Review 11:4 (Summer): 533–546.

Browning, Edgar. 2008. The Anatomy of Social Security and Medicare. The Independent Review 13:1 (summer.)

Buchanan, James M., and Robert Tollison, eds. 1984. The Theory of Public Choice. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press.

Buchanan, James M., and Gordon Tullock. 1965. Calculus of Consent. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press. 2009

Caplan, Bryan. 2007. The Myth of the Rational Voter. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. Review.

Cialdini, Robert B. 2006. Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion, Revised Edition. New York: Collins Business.

De Jasay, Anthony. 1998. The State. Indianapolis, IN: Liberty Fund.

De Jouvenel, Bertrand. 1948. On Power: The Natural History of Its Growth. Indianapolis, IN: Liberty Fund.

De Jouvenel, Bertrand. 1951. The Ethics of Redistributionism. Indianapolis, IN: Liberty Fund.

Ekirch, Arthur A. 2009 [1955]. The Decline of American Liberalism. Oakland, CA: The Independent Institute. Summary.

Hayek, F. A. 1944. The Road to Serfdom. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Hazlitt, Henry. 1969. Man versus the Welfare State. New Rochelle: Arlington House.

Henderson, David R. 2007. Rent Seeking. The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics, 2nd Edition.

Higgs, Robert. 1987. Crisis and Leviathan: Critical Episodes in the Growth of American Government. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Higgs, Robert. 1994. Nineteen Neglected Consequences of Income Redistribution. The Freeman. December. pp. 652–657.

Higgs, Robert. 2004. Against Leviathan: Government Power and a Free Society. Oakland, CA: The Independent Institute. Summary.

Hülsmann, Jörg Guido. 2001. Bastiat’s Legacy in Economics. Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics 4:4 (Winter): pp. 55–70.

Janson, Nathalie. 2006. Business and the Welfare State in France and Germany. The Independent Review 10:4 (Spring): pp. 573–597.

Lee, Dwight R. 2007. Redistributionism. The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics, 2nd Edition. Indianapolis, IN: Liberty Fund.

Mackay, Robert, James C. Miller III, and Bruce Yandle, eds. 1987. Public Choice and Regulation. Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution Press.

MaCurdy, Thomas, and Jeffrey M. Jones. 2007. Welfare. The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics, 2nd Edition. Indianapolis, IN: Liberty Fund.

Mises, Ludwig von. 1981 [1922]. Socialism: An Economic and Sociological Analysis. Indianapolis, IN: Liberty Fund.

Mises, Ludwig von. 1969 [1944]. Bureaucracy. New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House.

Mitchell, William, and Randy Simmons. 1994. Beyond Politics: Markets, Welfare and the Failure of Bureaucracy. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press for The Independent Institute. Summary.

Nock, Albert Jay. 1935. Our Enemy the State. New York: William Morrow & Company.

Olsen, Mancur. 1982. The Rise and Decline of Nations: Economic Growth, Stagflation, and Social Rigidities. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press.

Olsen, Mancur. 2000. Power and Prosperity: Outgrowing Communist and Capitalist Dictatorships. New York: Basic Books.

Oppenheimer, Franz. 1975 [1908]. The State. New York: Free Life Editions.

Roche, George Charles. 1971. Frederic Bastiat: A Man Alone. New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House.

Spencer, Herbert. 1992 [1884]. The Man versus the State, with Six Essays on Government, Society, and Freedom. Indianapolis, IN: Liberty Fund.

Shughart II, William F., ed., 1998. Taxing Choice: The Predatory Politics of Fiscal Discrimination. Oakland, Calif.: The Independent Institute. Summary.

Twight, Charlotte A. 2002. Dependent on D.C.: The Rise of Federal Control over the Lives of Ordinary Americans. New York: Palgrave. Review.

Tullock, Gordon. 1967. The Welfare Costs of Tariffs, Monopolies and Theft. Western Economic Journal, 5, pp. 224–232.

Tullock, Gordon. 1971. The Cost of Transfers. Kyklos, 24, pp. 629–643.

Tullock, Gordon. 1998. The Fundamentals of Rent-Seeking. The Locke Luminary 1:2 (Winter).

Tullock, Gordon. 2003. The Origin Rent-Seeking Concept. International Journal of Business and Economics. 1:1. pp.1–8.

Witt, Ulrich. 2002. Germany’s “Social Market Economy”: Between Social Ethos and Rent Seeking. The Independent Review 6:3 (Winter): pp. 365–375.

Part II.

Acton, H. B. 1993. The Morals of Markets and Related Essays. Indianapolis, IN: Liberty Fund.

Alchian, Armen. 1988. Economic Forces at Work. Indianapolis, IN: Liberty Fund.

Alchian, Armen, and William Allen. 1972. University Economics. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing.

Barnett, Randy E., ed. 1989-93. The Rights Retained by the People, 2 vols. Fairfax, Va.: George Mason University Press.

Bastiat, Frederic. 1994 [1850]. The Law. Irvington-on-Hudson, NY: Foundation for Economic Education.

Beito, David T., Peter Gordon and Alexander Tabarrok, eds. 2002. The Voluntary City: Choice, Community, and Civil Society. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press for The Independent Institute.

Birdzell, L. E., and Nathan Rosenberg. 1985. How The West Grew Rich. New York: Basic Books, 1985.

Boettke, Peter. 1993. The Collapse of Development Planning. New York: New York University Press.

Buchanan, James M. 1986. Liberty, Market and State. New York: New York University.

------. 1989. Explorations into Constitutional Economics. College Station, TX: Texas A & M University Press.

Buchanan, James M., and Robert Tollison, eds. 1984. The Theory of Public Choice. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press.

Buchanan, James M., and Gordon Tullock. 1965. Calculus of Consent. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press.

Buchanan, James M., and Richard Wagner, eds. 1977. Democracy in Deficit. New York: Academic Press.

Cowen, Tyler. 2002. Creative Destruction: How Globalization Is Changing the World’s Cultures. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Davies, Stephen. 2003. Empiricism and History. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Denson, John V., ed. 2001. Reassessing the Presidency: The Rise of the Executive State and the Decline of Freedom. Auburn, AL: Ludwig von Mises Institute.

Dorn, James, and Henry Manne, eds. 1987. Economic Liberties and the Judiciary. Fairfax, VA: George Mason University Press.

Dowd, Kevin, and Richard H. Timberlake, Jr., eds. 1997. Money and the Nation State: The Financial Revolution, Government and the World Monetary System. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers for The Independent Institute.

Ekelund, Robert B., Jr. and Robert F. Hébert. 1975. A History of Economic Theory and Method. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Epstein, Richard. 1995. Simple Rules for a Complex World. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Folsom, Burton W. 1991. The Myth of the Robber Barons. Herndon, VA: Young America’s Foundation.

Friedman, David. 1991. Machinery of Freedom. Ottawa, IL: Open Court.

Friedman, Milton. 1962. Capitalism and Freedom. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

------. 1984. Tyranny of the Status Quo. Orlando, FL: Harcourt Brace and Company.

Friedman, Milton and Rose. 1980. Free to Choose. Orlando, FL: Harcourt Brace and Company.

Gilder, George. 1994. Wealth and Poverty. San Francisco: ICS Press.

Gunderson, Gerald. 1989. The Wealth Creators. New York: E. P. Dutton.

Gwartney, James, and Richard Stroup. 1993. What Everyone Should Know About Economics. Tallahassee, FL: James Madison Institute.

Haberler, Gottfried. 1958. Prosperity and Depression. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

Hartwell, Ronald M., ed. 1970. Causes of the Industrial Revolution in England. New York: Barnes & Noble.

Hartwell, Ronald M. 1970. The Industrial Revolution. New York: Blackwell.

Hazlitt, Henry. 1979 [1946]. Economics in One Lesson. New York: Crown Publishing.

------. 1984 [1959]. The Failure of the “New Economics”. Lanham, MD: University Press of America.

Higgs, Robert. 2004. Against Leviathan: Government Power and a Free Society. Oakland, CA: The Independent Institute.

------. 1977. Competition and Coercion. New York: Cambridge University Press.

------. 1987. Crisis and Leviathan: Critical Episodes in the Growth of American Government. New York: Oxford University Press.

Hoff, J. B. 1981. Economic Calculation in the Socialist Society. Indianapolis: Liberty Fund.

Holcombe, Randall G. 2002. From Liberty to Democracy: The Transformation of American Government. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan Press.

Hughes, Jonathan R. T. 1990. American Economic History. Glenview, IL: Scott Foresman.

Hughes, Jonathan R. T. 1991. The Governmental Habit Redux. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Hughes, Jonathan R. T. 1965. The Vital Few. New York: Oxford University Press.

Hummel, Jeffrey Rogers. 1996. Emancipating Slaves, Enslaving Free Men: A History of the American Civil War. Chicago: Open Court.

Johnson, Paul. 1985. Modern Times. New York: Harper Collins.

Machan, Tibor, and M. Bruce Johnson, eds. 1983. Rights and Regulation. Cambridge, MA: Ballinger.

Mackay, Robert, James C. Miller III, and Bruce Yandle, eds. 1987. Public Choice and Regulation. Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution Press.

McKenzie, Richard B., and Gordon Tullock. 1978. Modern Political Economy. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Meiners, Roger E., and Bruce Yandle, eds. 1989. Regulation and the Reagan Era: Politics, Bureaucracy and the Public Interest. New York: Holmes & Meier for The Independent Institute.

Mises, Ludwig von. 1981 [1956]. The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality. Grove City, PN: Libertarian Press.

------. 1985 [1929]. Liberalism in the Classical Tradition. Irvington-on-Hudson, NY: Foundation for Economic Education.

------. 1990. Economic Freedom and Interventionism. Irvington-on-Hudson, NY: Foundation for Economic Education.

------. 1996 [1949]. Human Action: A Treatise on Economics, 4th ed. Irvington: Foundation for Economic Education.

Mitchell, William, and Randy Simmons. 1994. Beyond Politics: Markets, Welfare and the Failure of Bureaucracy. Boulder: Westview Press for The Independent Institute.

Mokyr, Joel. 1990. The Lever of Riches. New York: Oxford University Press.

Nardinelli, Clark. 1990. Child Labor and the Industrial Revolution. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.

Murray, Charles. 1998. What It Means To Be a Libertarian. New York: Broadway Books.

Nock, Albert Jay. 1983. Our Enemy, the State. Tampa, FL: Hallberg Publishing.

North, Douglass C., and Roger LeRoy Miller. 1971. The Economics of Public Issues. New York: Random House.

Nutter, G. Warren. 1983. Political Economy and Freedom. Indianapolis, IN: Liberty Fund.

O’Driscoll, Gerald P., Jr. 1977. Economics as a Coordination Problem. Kansas City, MO: Sheed, Andrews and McMeel.

O’Driscoll, Gerald P., Jr., and Mario Rizzo. 1996. The Economics of Time and Ignorance, rev. ed. New York: Routledge.

Olson, Mancur, Jr. 1965. The Logic of Collective Action. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

------. 1984. The Rise and Decline of Nations. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

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Oppenheimer, Franz. 1994. The State. Acton, MA: Copley Publishing.

Paterson, Isabel. 1992. The God of the Machine. Indianapolis, IN: Liberty Fund.

Pollock, Lansing. 1996. The Free Society. Boulder, CO: Westview Press.

Poole, Robert, ed. 1982. Instead of Regulation. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books.

Porter, Bruce. 1994. War and the Rise of the State: The Military Foundations of Modern Politics. New York: Free Press.

Reisman, George. 1996. Capitalism: A Treatise on Economics. Ottawa, IL: Jameson Books.

Roberts, Paul Craig. 1990 Alienation and the Soviet Economy: The Collapse of the Socialist Era. New York: Holmes & Meier for The Independent Institute.

Rothbard, Murray N. 1963. America’s Great Depression. Kansas City, MO: Sheed, Andrew & McMeel.

------. 1982. The Ethics of Liberty. Atlantic Highlands, NJ: Humanities Press.

------. 1994 [1973]. For a New Liberty. San Francisco: Fox & Wilkes.

------. 1995. Economic Thought Before Adam Smith. Northampton, Mass.: Edward Elgar Publishing.

------. 1995. Classical Economics. Northampton, Mass.: Edward Elgar Publishing.

------. 2004. Man, Economy, and State, with Power and Market. Auburn, AL: Ludwig von Mises Institute.

Rothschild, Michael. 1990. Bionomics: Economy as Ecosystem. New York: Henry Holt.

Schumpeter, Joseph. 1950. Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy. New York: Harper and Row.

Siegan, Bernard, ed. 1972. Planning Without Prices. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books.

Smiley, Gene. 1994. The American Economy in the Twentieth Century. Cincinatti, OH: South-Western Publishing.

Smith, Adam. 1981 [1776]. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations. Indianapolis, IN: Liberty Fund.

Sowell, Thomas. 1984. A Conflict of Visions. New York: William Morrow.

Sowell, Thomas. 1998. Conquests and Cultures: An International History. New York: Basic Books.

Sowell, Thomas. 1980. Knowledge and Decisions. New York: Basic Books.

------. 1983. Economics and Politics of Race. New York, William Morrow.

------. 1995. The Vision of the Anointed: Self-Congratulation as a Basis for Social Policy. New York: Basic Books.

------. 1999. Conquests and Cultures: An International History. New York: Basic Books.

------. 1999. The Quest for Cosmic Justice. New York: Free Press.

Twight, Charlotte A. 2003. Dependent on D.C.: The Rise of Federal Control over the Lives of Ordinary Americans. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Tullock, Gordon. 1983. The Economics of Income Redistribution. The Hague: Kluwer Nijhoff.

Tullock, Gordon. 1977. The Vote Motive. London: Institute of Economic Affairs.

Vedder, Richard, and Lowell Gallaway. 1997. Out of Work: Unemployment and Government in Twentieth-Century America, Rev. Ed. New York: New York University Press for The Independent Institute, Oakland, CA.

West, E. G. 1994. Education and the State. Indianapolis, IN: Liberty Fund.

White, Lawrence H. 1989. Competition and Currency. New York: New York University Press.

Willett, Thomas D., ed. 1988. Political Business Cycles. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

Wilson, James Q., ed. 1980. The Politics of Regulation. New York: Basic Books.

Yeager, Leland, ed. 1962. In Search of a Monetary Constitution. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.



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