James L. Payne

James L. Payne

Research Fellow
Independent Institute

Dr. Payne received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of California at Berkeley, and he has taught political science at Yale University, Wesleyan University, Johns Hopkins University, and Texas A & M University. His articles have appeared in The Independent Review, American Conservative, American Spectator, The Freeman, Policy Review, Reason, and other magazines and journals.

Blog Posts

What should we do about luck?

What should we do about the fact that some people are able to earn more money than others? Should government redress the resulting disparities in income? The answer is often…