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Volume 7  Number 3  •  Winter 2002/03
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In this issue...

Prophecy de Novo: The Nearly Self-Fulfilling Doomsday Forecast
Bagehot’s Lender of Last Resort: A Hollow Hallowed Tradition
Can the Internet Promote Open Global Societies?
What Is Systemic Risk, and Do Bank Regulators Retard or Contribute to It?
My Time with Supply-Side Economics

Has Fractional-Reserve Banking Really Passed the Market Test?
Accounting for Fractional-Reserve Banknotes and Deposits—or, What’s Twenty Quid to the Bloody Midland Bank?

Review Essays
Economics, Love, and Family Values: Nancy Folbre and Jennifer Roback Morse on the Invisible Heart
Psychiatry’s Gentleman Abolitionist

Book Reviews
Dependent on D.C.: The Rise of Federal Control over the Lives of Ordinary Americans
Up in Smoke: From Legislation to Litigation in Tobacco Politics
Medicare’s Midlife Crisis
Putting “Defense” Back into U.S. Defense Policy: Rethinking U.S. Security in the Post–Cold War World
Big Government and Affirmative Action: The Scandalous History of the Small Business Administration

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