Bootleggers & Baptists

September 2014

In Bootleggers & Baptists: How Economic Forces and Moral Persuasion Interact to Shape Regulatory Politics, economists Bruce Yandle and Adam Smith explain how money and morality are often combined in politics to produce arbitrary regulations benefiting cronies, while constraining productive economic activities by the general public.

Money, Markets, and Government: The Next 30 Years

November 2013

The 2008-2009 financial crisis and Great Recession have vastly increased the power and scope of the Federal Reserve, and radically changed the financial landscape. This new ebook examines those changes and considers how the links between money, markets, and government may evolve in the future.

The Truth About Gun Control

March 2013
David B.Kopel explains why the right to keep and bear arms has always been central to the American identity – and why Americans have always resisted gun control.