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Randall G. Holcombe

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Randall G. Holcombe is an Associated Scholar of the Mises Institute, DeVoe Moore Professor of Economics at Florida State University, past President of the Public Choice Society, and past President of the Society for the Development of Austrian Economics. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Virginia Tech, and has taught at Texas A&M University and Auburn University. Dr. Holcombe is also Senior Fellow at the James Madison Institute and was a member of the Florida Governor’s Council of Economic Advisors. His books include From Liberty to Democracy: The Transformation of American Government (2002), Producing Prosperity (2013), and Political Capitalism: How Economic and Political Power Is Made and Maintained (2018). His primary areas of research are public finance and the economic analysis of public policy issues.

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Authors Forum: "Entrepreneurship and Economic Progress"

Randall G. Holcombe presents "Entrepreneurship and Economic Progress" at the 2007 Austrian Scholars Conference Authors Forum.
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A Theory of the Theory of Public Goods

07/20/2005Review of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10
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Origins of the Electoral College

U.S. HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

11/09/2000Mises Daily Articles
The first presidents were appointed, not elected. Not until the rise of Andrew Jackson in the 1820s did popular voting have a role in the selection of presidents.
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