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Timothy D. Terrell

Tags The EnvironmentHealthInterventionism

Works Published inMises Daily ArticleQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free MarketAustrian Economics NewsletterSpeeches and Presentations

AwardsGary G. Schlarbaum Prize for Excellence in Research and Teaching to a Promising Young Scholar

Timothy Terrell is T.B. Stackhouse Professor of Economics at Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina, where he has taught since 2000. He earned his PhD in economics from Auburn University in 1998. Dr. Terrell is a Senior Fellow with the Mises Institute, and is assistant editor of the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics. He also serves on the editorial board of Political Economy in the Carolinas and is associate editor of the Christian Libertarian Review. Dr. Terrell's research focuses on regulatory and environmental policy issues. 

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Was the Space Shuttle Worth It?

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

07/13/2011Mises Daily Articles
What is the opportunity cost of the government's spending? All those resources used for the shuttle program had to come from somewhere. It is impossible for a government to make the vital calculations of costs and benefits.
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Consumer Product Regulation

Big GovernmentFree MarketsInterventionismProduction Theory

07/31/2010Audio/Video
Is consumer product regulation necessary or does the free market have superior alternatives? Considers the government’s failure to provide the best level of protection for consumers. Recorded at Mises University 2010.
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Health Economics

Big GovernmentHealthFiscal TheoryInterventionism

07/30/2010Audio/Video
Discusses difficulties presented by government intervention into medical care in two parts: the problems of regulation of pharmaceuticals, and broader implications of socialist calculation problem for centralized control of medical care. Recorded at Mises University 2010.
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