Advocating for liberty is both idealistic and realistic. What is it that makes liberty “work” in a way that central planning cannot?
The philosophy involved in Rob Your Neighbor, a game many families play at Christmas that involves buying generic gifts to be chosen at random, mirrors the public model of taxation.
The current classical liberal interpretation of political science is lacking.
Classical liberals all agree that government should be limited, but they disagree about how they get to that conclusion.
Here are three movies that can help to demonstrate the concept of public choice theory in action.
Public Choice Theory provides a window into the incentives of government, providing insight into how and why bad and unpopular policies stay in place.
The 2016 presidential election season is in full swing: get your popcorn ready! As public choice economist, I absolutely LOVE this particular election season! Why, you might ask? I love this election because my training in public choice—a field of economics which applies the basic principles of economics to politics—leads me to look at our […]
Frank Underwood is coming back in season four of the Netflix political drama House of Cards and just in time for the presidential primary season. You know what that means; it’s time to brush up on public choice theory. What better way to do that than to take (or retake) our House of Cards On […]