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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.

A Revealing Window on the U.S. Economy in Depression and War
Hours Worked, 1929–1950
Guilty as Charged
Economic Science and the Poverty of Naturalism
C. S. Lewis’s “Argument from Reason”
The Dehumanizing Impact of Modern Thought
Darwin, Marx, Nietzsche, and Their Followers
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
If Men Were Angels
The Basic Analytics of the State versus Self-government
The Gospel According to Conservation Biology
St. George Tucker’s Second Amendment: Deconstructing “The True Palladium of Liberty,”
Military-Economic Fascism: How Business Corrupts Government, and Vice Versa
Nazism, the Second Amendment, and the NRA: A Reply to Professor Harcourt
From the Armistice to the Great Depression
Knowledge and Naturalism
Is There a Basis for Global Warming Alarm?
Fear: The Foundation of Every Government’s Power
How the Western Cattlemen Created Property Rights
Homeland Security: Learning from Japan
The Greatest Privatization Ever
Truman’s Attempt to Seize the Steel Industry
How the Federal Government Got into the Ocean-Shipping Business
Connections Between the Austrian School of Economics and Christian Faith
A Personalist Approach
Why Grover Cleveland Vetoed the Texas Seed Bill
A Tale of Two Brain Trusts
The Failure of Utilitarian Ethics in Political Economy
Thank God for the Nation State?
The Blessed Monopolies
Does pediatric exclusivity drug legislation benefit children? What about their parents?

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