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Research Articles

These articles, written by Independent Institute Research Fellows, were originally published in other publications, and are republished here. For other research articles, please see our Policy Reports, Working Papers, and The Independent Review.

Lack of Consistency Between Modeled and Observed Temperature Trends
S. Fred Singer | June 1, 2011

Foreword to The Civilian and the Military, by Arthur A. Ekirch, Jr.
A History of the American Antimilitarist Tradition

Ralph Raico | April 4, 2011

The Economics of the Great Society
Theory, Policies, and Consequences

Robert Higgs | February 1, 2011

Aim at the Zero Deficit Line
Craig Eyermann | January 13, 2011

The IMF and Its Barbarous Relic
Judy L. Shelton | September 22, 2010

C. S. Lewis on Mere Liberty and the Evils of Statism
David J. Theroux | August 23, 2010

Heller, the Second Amendment, and Reconstruction: Protecting All Freedmen or Only Militiamen?
Stephen P. Halbrook | May 1, 2010

Cumulating Policy Consequences, Frightened Overreactions, and the Current Surge of Government’s Size, Scope, and Power
Robert Higgs | April 1, 2010

Principled Independence
Jordan Paul Smith | October 7, 2009

The Bulgarian Economic Growth and Transition Project
Peter J. Hill, Carl A. Pescosolido, Jr. | September 24, 2009

Who Needs One Big Market?
Joseph R. Stromberg | March 18, 2009

“Arms in the Hands of Jews Are a Danger to Public Safety”: Nazism, Firearm Registration, and the Night of the Broken Glass
Stephen P. Halbrook | March 2, 2009

Banning a Risky Product Cannot Improve Any Consumer’s Welfare (Properly Understood), with Applications to FDA Testing Requirements
Robert Higgs | February 13, 2009

A Revealing Window on the U.S. Economy in Depression and War
Hours Worked, 1929–1950

Robert Higgs | February 2, 2009

Guilty as Charged
George A. Selgin | November 7, 2008

Economic Science and the Poverty of Naturalism
C. S. Lewis’s “Argument from Reason”

David J. Theroux | July 25, 2008

The Dehumanizing Impact of Modern Thought
Darwin, Marx, Nietzsche, and Their Followers

Richard Weikart | July 21, 2008

The Second Amendment Upholds an Individual Right
Amici Curiae Brief in D.C. v. Heller for 55 Senators, the Senate President, and 250 Members of the House of Representatives

Stephen P. Halbrook | March 10, 2008

If Men Were Angels
The Basic Analytics of the State versus Self-government

Robert Higgs | June 11, 2007

The Gospel According to Conservation Biology
Robert H. Nelson | June 1, 2007

St. George Tucker’s Second Amendment: Deconstructing “The True Palladium of Liberty,”
Stephen P. Halbrook | April 1, 2007

Military-Economic Fascism: How Business Corrupts Government, and Vice Versa
Robert Higgs | January 22, 2007

Nazism, the Second Amendment, and the NRA: A Reply to Professor Harcourt
Stephen P. Halbrook | December 23, 2006

From the Armistice to the Great Depression
Robert Higgs | December 1, 2006

Knowledge and Naturalism
Dallas A. Willard | May 18, 2006

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