Category Archives: Public Choice

Book Review: After War

There is a popular joke in academia about the ‘imperialism’ of economics. Just about any topic and field has been covered by economists in one way or another, and with Chris Coyne’s After War: the Political Economy of Exporting Democracy, nation building … Continue reading

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Student Government as a Case Study for Public Choice Theory and Democracy

John Hopkins’ student government recently ‘banned’ Chick-fil-A, the chicken sandwich fast food restaurant based out of Georgia, from opening a franchise in the school’s new student union. The school’s LGBTQ group and aligning activists hailed the decision as a victory … Continue reading

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