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Randall G. Holcombe

Works Published inQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free MarketReview of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10Austrian Economics NewsletterSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian Studies

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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The Great Austrian Economists

BiographiesAustrian Economics Overview

This collection presents ideas from the full sweep of this intellectual history, highlighting fifteen thinkers who made the greatest contribution to advancing the Austrian School of economics.
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The Confederate Constitution

U.S. History

06/01/1992The Free Market
Special interests have long used the democratic political process to produce legislation for their own private benefit, and the U.S. Constitution contains flaws that make this easier. One attempt to remedy these flaws was the Confederate Constitution.
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The Political Economy of Economic Freedom, by Alan Peacock

Free Markets

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
In the decades following World War II, when the scope of government was increasing dramatically, Alan Peacock was one of those rare British economists who argued for less government.


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Product Differentiation and Economic Progress

Monopoly and Competition

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
In neoclassical theory, product differentiation provides consumers with a variety of different products within a particular industry, rather than a homogeneous product that characterizespurely competitive markets.


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The Two Contributions of Garrison's Time and Money

Business CyclesCapital and Interest Theory

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Garrison's Time and Money picks up where Hayek left off, developing a macroeconomic model based on Austrian capital theory that provides significant insights into macroeconomic phenomena.


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