Daniel B. Klein

George Mason University - Department of Economics

4400 University Drive

Fairfax, VA 22030

United States

http://economics.gmu.edu/people/dklein

George Mason University - Mercatus Center

3434 Washington Blvd., 4th Floor

Arlington, VA 22201

United States

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1.

16 Possible Factors for Sweden’s High COVID Death Rate among the Nordics

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 20-27
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 31 Aug 2020
Daniel B. Klein, Joakim Book and Christian Bjørnskov
George Mason University - Department of Economics, American Institute for Economic Research and Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
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Coronavirus, pandemic, lockdown, elderly care, nursing home

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On Jordan Peterson, Postmodernism, and PoMo-Bashing

Society, Forthcoming, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-15
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 26 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2018
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Social Justice, Leftism, Classical Liberalism, Deirdre McCloskey, Wayne Booth, Pragmatism, Non-Foundationalism, Adam Smith

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Stockholm City's Elderly Care and COVID19: Interview with Barbro Karlsson

Society, Forthcoming, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 20-16
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 May 2020 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2020
Charlotta Stern and Daniel B. Klein
Stockholm University - Department of Sociology and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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COVID-19, Sweden, Stockholm, elderly care, nursing homes, nosocomial

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Adam Smith's 1759 Rebuke of the Slave Trade

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 19-06 The Indepdendent Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 20 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2019
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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slavery, slave trade, Adam Smith, Thomas Clarkson, abolitionism, William Wilberforce

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The Joys of Yiddish and Economics

The Independent Review, Forthcoming, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 17-08
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 15 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2017
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Jewish, knowledge, interpretation, shadchen, kalikeh, nudnik

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Cultural Trends as Seen in Ngrams: Karl Polanyi with a Hayekian Twist

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 13-10
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2013
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Ngram, governmentalization, liberalism, virtue, liberty, wisdom

7.

The Demand for and Supply of Assurance

MARKET FAILURE OR SUCCESS: THE NEW DEBATE, T. Cowen and E. Crampton, eds., Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Nov 2003
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Assurance, seal of approval, reputation, knower, trust

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Commutative, Distributive, and Estimative Justice In Adam Smith

Adam Smith Review (Vol. 12), Forthcoming, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 17-11
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2022
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Commutative justice, distributive justice, estimative justice, social justice, Adam Smith

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Three Frank Questions to Discipline Your Theorizing

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-44
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 30 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2013
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 553 (70,856)
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theory, theorizing, explanation, explanandum, understanding

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High Occupancy/Toll Lanes: Phasing in Conjestion Pricing a Lane at a Time

Reason Foundation, Policy Study No. 170, November 1993
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 01 Dec 2003
Gordon J. Fielding and Daniel B. Klein
University of California, Irvine - School of Social Sciences and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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HOT lanes, congestion pricing, retrofitting, status-quo bias

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Technology and Market Failure

Regulation, Vol. 24, No. 2, Summer 2001
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 31 Aug 2001
Fred E. Foldvary and Daniel B. Klein
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business - Economics Department and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Team Republican: A Review Essay of Charles C.W. Cooke, The Conservatarian Manifesto: Libertarians, Conservatives, and the Fight for the Right's Future

Modern Age, Forthcoming, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 15-44
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 20 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2015
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Conservative, libertarian, Republican, liberal, politics

13.

Good Conduct in a Great Society: Adam Smith and the Role of Reputation

D.B Klein, REPUTATION: STUDIES IN THE VOLUNTARY ELICITATION OF GOOD CONDUCT, pp. 29-45, University of Michigan Press, 1997
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Feb 2004
Jeremy Shearmur and Daniel B. Klein
Australian National University (ANU) - School of Philosophy and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 448 (91,453)
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Assurance, seal of approval, reputation, knower, trust

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Is It Just to Pursue Honest Income?

Forthcoming, Economic Affairs, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 19-23
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2019
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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invisible hand, price signals, self-interest, markets, virtue, wisdom

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How Politically Diverse are the Social Sciences and Humanities? Survey Evidence from Six Fields

Academic Questions, Transaction Publishers, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 Feb 2005
Daniel B. Klein and Charlotta Stern
George Mason University - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Department of Sociology
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Academia, Democrat, Republican, diversity, social scientists, humanities

16.

Smith’s Attitude toward Rousseau

Adam Smith Review, 2014, Vol. 7, pp. 323-329, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 11-49
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 06 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2016
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Adam Smith, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, commercial society, Theory of Moral Sentiments, Discourse on Inequality

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The People's Romance: Why People Love Government (as Much as They Do)

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Feb 2004
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Sentiments, coordination, collectivism, statism, coercion, liberty

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In a Word or Two, Placed in the Middle: The Invisible Hand in Smith’s Tomes

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 09-02
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2010
Daniel B. Klein and Brandon Lucas
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Adam Smith, invisible hand, Wealth of Nations, Theory of Moral Sentiments, middle, center

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Are So-Called Normative Statements Practically the Same as Suitably Formulated So-Called Positive Statements? Evidence from a Survey of Economics Professors

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 17-33, Cosmos & Taxis, forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2020
George Mason University - Department of Economics, Austin Community College - Department of Economics, University of Tennessee, Martin - Department of Economics and Wichita State University
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Positive, Normative, Ought

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Think Spiral: The Divided Brain and Classical Liberalism

SOCIETY, Forthcoming. , GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 19-36
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2020
Daniel B. Klein and Iain MCGilchrist
George Mason University - Department of Economics and Independent
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Adam Smith, Alexis de Tocqueville, leadership, management, sympathy, apophatic, Aufhebung

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How Many Democrats Per Republican at Uc-Berkeley and Stanford? Voter Registration Data Across 23 Academic Departments

Academic Questions, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Feb 2005
Daniel B. Klein and Andrew Western
George Mason University - Department of Economics and Santa Clara University - Department of Economics and Political Science
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Democrat, Republican, party registration, UC-Berkeley, Stanford, one-party campus, academia, political culture

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Conservative Liberalism: Hume, Smith, and Burke as Policy Liberals and Polity Conservatives

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 2020-07, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2020
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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liberalism, conservatism, polity, jurisprudence, jural dualism

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Private Toll Roads: Learning from the 19th Century

Transportation Quarterly, Vol. 46, No. 3, pp. 321-41, July 1992
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Dec 2003
Daniel B. Klein and Gordon J. Fielding
George Mason University - Department of Economics and University of California, Irvine - School of Social Sciences
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Privatization, congestion, turnpikes, regulation

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A Plea to Economists Who Favour Liberty: Assist the Everyman

IEA Occasional Paper No. OP 118
Number of pages: 112 Posted: 19 Mar 2005
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Scholasticism, everyman, education

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Mere Libertarianism: Blending Hayek and Rothbard

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Dec 2003
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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liberty, maxim, ambiguity, incompleteness, undesirability, bargainer, challenger

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The Forsaken-Liberty Syndrome: Looking at Published Judgments to Say Whether Economists Reach a Conclusion

American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Forthcoming, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-39
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Sep 2012
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Economists, judgment, liberalization, consensus

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The Man within the Breast, the Supreme Impartial Spectator, and Other Impartial Spectators in Adam Smith's The Theory of Moral Sentiments

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-04, Forthcoming in: History of European Ideas
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2018
Daniel B. Klein, Erik W. Matson and Colin Doran
George Mason University - Department of Economics, Mercatus Center at George Mason University and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Adam Smith, The Theory of Moral Sentiments, philosophy, the impartial spectator, the man within the breast

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How Trust is Achieved in Free Markets

Cata Policy Report, Vol. XIX, No. 6, November/December 1997
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 01 Dec 2003
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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trust, reputation, seal of approval, assurance, promise

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Liberalism and Allegory: A Tragedy

Laissez-Faire (Universidad Francisco Marroquín, Guatemala), Forthcoming, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 17-37
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 18 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2018
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Allegory, non-foundationalism, communication, cooperation

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Credit Information Reporting: Why Free Speech is Vital to Social Accountability and Consumer Opportunity

The Independant Review, Vol. V, No. 3, Winter 2001
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Feb 2004
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Assurance, seal of approval, reputation, knower, trust

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George Will's Statecraft as Soulcraft: Selected Passages

Society, Forthcoming, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 17-10
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 15 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2017
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Edmund Burke, James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, Lon Fuller, Milton Friedman, liberty, virtue

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What Do Economists Contribute?: Introduction

WHAT DO ECONOMISTS CONTRIBUTE?, Daniel B. Klein, ed., New York University Press, 1999; Macmillan, 1999; Palgrave, 2001
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 09 Jan 2004
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Character, relevance, formalism, public discourse

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WalkAway: Observational Data on 150 Erstwhile Democrats

Forthcoming, SOCIETY, GMU Working Paper in Economics
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 17 May 2019
Daniel B. Klein and Cy Fleming
George Mason University - Department of Economics and Independent
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ideology, ideological migration, party politics, nationalism

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Who Certifies Off-Label?

Regulation, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 60-63, Summer 2004
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 25 Jul 2004
Daniel B. Klein and Alexander T. Tabarrok
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Off-label, prescription drugs, FDA, efficacy, Food and Drug Administration, off-label prescribing, drug safety, prescription

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America's Toll Roads Heritage: The Achievements of Private Initiative in the 19th Century

Scandinavian Economics Working Paper No. 30, Chap. 12, pp. 305-325 in Gabriel Roth, ed., Street Smart: Competition, Entrepreneurship, and the Future of Roads (Transaction Publishers, 2006).
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Jan 2004 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2021
Daniel B. Klein and John Majewski
George Mason University - Department of Economics and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics
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Toll roads, turnpikes, plank roads, privatization, free riding, regulation

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Curb Rights Eliciting Competition and Entrepreneurship in Urban Transit

The Independent Review, Vol. II, No. 1, pp. 29-54, Summer 1997
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Dec 2003
Daniel B. Klein, Adrian T. Moore and Binyam Reja
George Mason University - Department of Economics, Reason Foundation and World Bank
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curb rights, transit, jitneys, interloping, entrepreneurship

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Adam Smith, David Hume, Liberalism, and Esotericism: Introduction

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Forthcoming, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 20-20
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Jun 2020
Daniel B. Klein and Thomas Merrill
George Mason University - Department of Economics and American University
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Deductive Economic Methodology in the French Enlightenment: Condillac and Destutt De Tracy

History of Political Economy, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 51-71, 1985
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Jan 2004
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Deduction, methodology, French enlightenment, praxeology

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Hume and Smith on Utility, Agreeableness, Propriety, and Moral Approval

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 17-01, History of European Ideas Forthcoming
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 12 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2018
Erik W. Matson, Colin Doran and Daniel B. Klein
Mercatus Center at George Mason University, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Adam Smith, David Hume, Theory of Moral Sentiments, utility, propriety

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Christianity → Liberalism: Siedentop Reading Group Notes

GMU Working Paper in Economics Forthcoming
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 20 Jul 2020
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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St. Paul, St. Augustine, Jesus Christ, Ockham, Papal Revolution, Brian Tierney, Fustel de Coulanges, Peter Brown, Guizot, Adam Smith

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From Trunk to Branch: Toll Roads in New York, 1800-1860

Essays in Economic and Business History, Vol. 11, 191-209, 1993
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 Jan 2004
Christopher T. Baer, Daniel B. Klein and John Majewski
Hagley Museum and Library, George Mason University - Department of Economics and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics
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Toll roads, turnpikes, plank roads, trunk line, canals, railroads, internal improvements

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Liberty, Dignity, and Resposibility: The Moral Triad of a Good Society

The Independent Review, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 325-351, Winter 1997
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 01 Dec 2003
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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dignity, autonomy, paternalism, liberty, responsibility

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Competition as a Discovery Procedure: A Rejoinder to Professor Kirzner and Others on Coordination and Discovery

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 11-30
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Jun 2011
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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coordination, concatenation, discovery, entrepreneurship

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Adam Smith's Non-foundationalism

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 16-08
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Adam Smith, The Theory of Moral Sentiments, foundationalism, relativism

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A Demand for Encompassment: A Hayekian Experimental Parable about Political Psychology

Rationality and Society, Forthcoming, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 11-15.
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2014
Daniel B. Klein, Xiaofei Pan, Daniel Houser and Gonzalo Schwarz
George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Encompassment, political psychology, Hayek, the people’s romance, Durkheim

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Mere-Liberty in David Hume

Forthcoming, A Companion to David Hume (Universidad Francisco Marroquin), GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-14
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2020
Daniel B. Klein and Erik W. Matson
George Mason University - Department of Economics and Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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commutative justice, jural relationships, jural dualism, convention, focal point, mutual coordination, Adam Smith

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How to Franchise Highways

Journal of Transport Economics and Policy, Vol. 2, No. 27, p. 113-130, May 1993
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 Dec 2003
Gordon J. Fielding and Daniel B. Klein
University of California, Irvine - School of Social Sciences and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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highways, electronic toll collection, public goods, publicutilities, franchise bidding, marginal-return bidding

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The Half-Life of Policy Rationales: How New Technology Affects Old Policy Issues

Knowledge, Technology, & Policy, Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 82-92, Fall 2002
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 19 Jan 2004
Fred E. Foldvary and Daniel B. Klein
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business - Economics Department and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Technology, transaction costs, complexity, unknowability

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Go Ahead and Let Him Try: A Plea for Egonomic Laissez-Faire

Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 35, pp. 3-20, 1992
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 01 Dec 2003
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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dignity, autonomy, parentalism, paternalism, liberty,

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A Game-Theoretic Rendering of Promises and Threats

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, pp. 295-314, Vol. 21, 1993
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Jan 2004
Daniel B. Klein and Brendan O'Flaherty
George Mason University - Department of Economics and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
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Promise, threat, commitment, time inconsistency

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David Hume on Reason as a Passion

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 15-13
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 06 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 04 May 2018
Daniel B. Klein and Erik W. Matson
George Mason University - Department of Economics and Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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David Hume, reason, passion, calm passion

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Israel Kirzner on Coordination and Discovery

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 10-02
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 25 Jan 2010
Daniel B. Klein and Jason Briggeman
George Mason University - Department of Economics and Austin Community College - Department of Economics
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coordination, concatenation, discovery, entrepreneurship

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Do Off-Label Drug Practices Argue Against Fda Efficacy Requirements? Testing an Argument by Structured Conversations with Experts

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Oct 2003
Daniel B. Klein and Alexander T. Tabarrok
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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FDA, off label, regulation, health, pharmaceuticals

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Commitment and Time Consistency: A Game-Theoretic Discussion

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Jan 2004
Daniel B. Klein and Brendan O'Flaherty
George Mason University - Department of Economics and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
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Time inconsistency, commitment dominance, policy set, sequential irrationality, concatenated strategy, S-game

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Convention without Convening

Constitutional Political Economy, forthcoming, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 20-06
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Erik W. Matson and Daniel B. Klein
Mercatus Center at George Mason University and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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David Hume, David K. Lewis, natural convention, justice, property

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Adam Smith on Reputation, Commutative Justice, and Defamation Laws

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 19-24, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2020
Mark Bonica and Daniel B. Klein
University of New Hampshire - Health Management and Policy and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Adam Smith, reputation, commutative justice, defamation, libel, slander, perfect rights, natural jurisprudence, esotericism

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Knowledge and Coordination: A Liberal Interpretation

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-14
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 04 Apr 2012
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Knowledge, coordination, concatenation, liberty, liberalism, entrepreneurship, discovery

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Most Economists Welcome Ideological Openness, A Survey Indicates

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-15
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 04 Apr 2012
George Mason University - Department of Economics, University of Tennessee, Martin - Department of Economics, University of Tennessee, Martin and George Mason University
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Ideological openness, value-freedom, economists

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The Microfoundations of Rules vs. Discretion

Constitutional Political Economy, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 1-19, 1990
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Jan 2004
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Commitment, time inconsistency, rules dominance, paretian

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The Music of Social Intercourse: Synchrony in Adam Smith

The Independent Review, Forthcoming, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 10-10
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 14 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2010
Daniel B. Klein and Michael J. Clark
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Adam Smith, Theory of Moral Sentiments, Synchrony, Coordination, Sentiments, Cooperation

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Plank Road Fever in Antebellum America: New York State Origins

New York History, pp. 39-65, January 1994
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Jan 2004
Daniel B. Klein and John Majewski
George Mason University - Department of Economics and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics
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Toll roads, plank roads, boosterism, internal improvements

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A Review of Rothman, Kelly-Woessner, and Woessner, the Still Divided Academy

Academic Questions, Forthcoming, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 11-25
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 02 Jun 2011
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Professors, professoriate, higher education, bias, ideology, academia

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Who is the Practitioner of Political Economy?

Challenge: The Magazine of Economic Affairs, pp 113-120, Sept/Oct. 1998
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 23 Feb 2004
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Practitioner, Everyman, policy maker, economists

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Planning and the Two Coordinations, with Illustration in Urban Transit

Constitutional Political Economy, Vol. 8, pp. 319-335, 1997
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 03 Feb 2004
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Planning, coordination, spontaneous order

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Virtues, Layers, and Lenses in Adam Smith's The Theory of Moral Sentiments

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 15-06
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 25 Jan 2015
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Russell Roberts, Adam Smith, virtues, vices, esotericism

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If Government is so Villainous, How Come Government Officials Don't Seem Like Villains?

D.B. Klein, 3 LIBERTARIAN ESSAYS, pp. 61-86, NY: Foundation for Economic Education, 1998
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Dec 2003
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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belief plasticity, self-exaltation, path dependence, self-sorting, expulsion, public choice

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Economists' Misplaced Faith in an Invisible Hand

Ideas on Liberty, pp. 31-33, August 2000
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 18 Jan 2004
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Economists, character, relevance, invisible hand

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Fencing the Airshed: Using Remote Sensing to Police Auto Emissions

THE HALF-LIFE OF POLICY RATIONALES: HOW NEW TECHNOLOGY AFFECTS OLD POLICY ISSUES, F.E. Foldvary and D.B. Klein, eds., pp. 86-106, New York University Press, 2003
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Dec 2003
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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remote sensing, auto emissions, property rights, command and control, technology

69.

In Praise of Adam Smith’s Organon and Smithian Allegory

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 22-03
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2022
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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70.

The Improprieties of the Pretense of Knowledge

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-20
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 May 2012
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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propriety, impropriety, knowledge, interpretation, information, hubris

71.

In Praise of Ideological Openness

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 11-42
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 03 Oct 2011
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Disclosure, openess, ideology, teaching

Unfolding the Allegory Behind Market Communication and Social Error and Correction

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 10-01
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Jan 2010
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Market communication, price system, error, correction, coordination, Adam Smith, Friedrich Hayek, impartial spectator, invisible hand

Unfolding the Allegory Behind Market Communication and Social Error and Correction

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 16-03
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 12 Feb 2016
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Market communication, price system, error, correction, coordination, Adam Smith, Friedrich Hayek, impartial spectator, invisible hand

73.

Discovery and the Deepself

Review of Austrian Ecomomics, Vol. 11, pp. 47-76, 1999
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Feb 2004
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Discovery, entrepreneurship, deepself, information

74.

Knowledge Flat-Talk: A Conceit of Supposed Experts and a Seduction to All

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 09-03
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 30 Nov 2009
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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knowledge, information, interpretation, judgment, common knowledge

75.

Economy, Community and Law: The Turnpike Movement in New York, 1797-1845

Law & Society Review Law & Society Review, Vol. 26, No. 3, pp. 469-512, 1992
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Jan 2004
Daniel B. Klein and John Majewski
George Mason University - Department of Economics and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics
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Public goods, free riding, community, regulation, voluntary provision, turnpikes

76.

Think Spiral: Essays on Adam Smith: Introduction

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 20-22
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2021
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Adam Smith, David Hume, La Rochefoucauld, impartial spectator, universal benevolence, liberalism

77.

Karl Mittermaier’s Pursuit of Classical Liberal Coherence

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 19-25
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 22 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2020
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Adam Smith, invisible hand, commutative justice, equilibrium, jural

78.

On the Deliberate Centrality of an Invisible Hand: A Reply to Gavin Kennedy, Ryan Hanley, and Craig Smith

Economic Affairs, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 10 Mar 2011
Daniel B. Klein and Brandon Lucas
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Adam Smith, invisible hand, Wealth of Nations, Theory of Moral Sentiments, middle, center

79.

Asymmetric Interpretations

Journal des Economistes et des Etudes Humaines, pp. 23-29, March 2002
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 03 Feb 2004
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Discovery, Interpretation, Knowledge, Information, Judgment

80.

Responding to Relative Decline: The Plank Road Boom of Antebellum New York

Journal of Economic History Journal of Economic History, Vol. 53, No. 1, March 1993, pp. 106-122
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 Jan 2004
John Majewski, Christopher T. Baer and Daniel B. Klein
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, Hagley Museum and Library and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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public goods, free riding, community, regulation, voluntary provision, plank roads

81.

Allegory and Political Economy: A Reply to Gavin Kennedy

Adam Smith Review, Vol. 8, Forthcoming, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 13-27
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 27 Oct 2013
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Allegory, Adam Smith, communication, cooperation, error, correction

82.

Gratefulness, Resentfulness, and Some Modern Slogans

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 21-15, Economic Affairs, forthcoming
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 30 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2022
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Gratitude, gratefulness, resentment, resentfulness, punishment, vengeance, virtue, God

83.

Adam Smith's Unmerited Censure: Revisiting a Satirical 1764 Pamphlet on Slavery

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 21-10, American Political Thought, forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 May 2021 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2021
Daniel B. Klein and Kendra Asher
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University, Department of Economics, Students
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Adam Smith, slave trade, slavery, satire, parody, abolitionist movement, Edmund Burke, esotericism

84.

Results of Survey of Economics Professors on Immigration, Drug, and Pharmaceutical Policies

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 17-40
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2017
Jason Briggeman, William L. Davis and Daniel B. Klein
Austin Community College - Department of Economics, University of Tennessee, Martin - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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economists, public policy, international migration, illegal drugs, Food and Drug Administration

85.

The Regularity of Irregularity in Adam Smith's Three Invisible Hands

published at Adam Smith Works, GMU Working Paper in Economics Forthcoming
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 21 Jul 2020
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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86.

A Call to Embrace Jural Dualism

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 21-16, Economic Affairs, forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2021
Jonathon Diesel and Daniel B. Klein
Independent and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Adam Smith, rights, duties, commutative justice, liberty, liberalism, suum

87.

Adam Smith and Propriety in Moral and Political Discourse

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 20-35
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2021
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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propriety, commutative justice, distributive justice, estimative justice

88.

Time Consistency and Related Concepts

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Jan 2004
Daniel B. Klein and Brendan O'Flaherty
George Mason University - Department of Economics and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
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Optimal plans, time inconsistency, commitment dominance, Nash equilibrium, subgame perfection, sequential irrationality, concatenated strategy, historical independance, SR-equivalence, strategic irrelevance, idiosyncratic plan

89.

Use, Esteem, and Profit in Voluntary Provision: Toll Roads in California, 1850-1902

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 34, No. 4, October 1996
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Feb 2004
Daniel B. Klein and Chi Yin
George Mason University - Department of Economics and Independent
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Toll roads, esteem, profit, voluntary provision, public goods, free riding, infrastructure, California

90.

Remarks from 1809 by Dupont de Nemours on Adam Smith

Econ Journal Watch, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 174-184, May 2011
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 26 May 2011
Daniel B. Klein and Frederic Sautet
George Mason University - Department of Economics and The Catholic University of America (CUA) - Busch School of Business
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Adam Smith

91.

Language, Discourse, and Ostension: Selected Passages

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 19-15, Forthcoming, SOCIETY
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 May 2019 Last Revised: 20 May 2019
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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language, discourse, ostension, semantics, langue, parole, philosophy of science

92.

Presenting Adam Smith's Unified Writings: Paratextual Cues in Wealth of Nations

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 22-07
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 28 Mar 2022 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2022
Daniel B. Klein and Caroline Breashears
George Mason University - Department of Economics and Saint Lawrence University
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paratext, peritext, Adam Smith, Wealth of Nations, Theory of Moral Sentiments

93.

The Warm Liberalism of Erik Gustaf Geijer

Appears at Liberal Currents December 2017, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 17-42
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 06 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2017
Björn Hasselgren and Daniel B. Klein
TIMBRO and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Christianity, markets, social cohesion

94.

Jural Pluralism and Jural Integration in David Hume’s History of England: A Compendium of 142 Quotes

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 20-36
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2020
Jacob Hall and Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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95.

The Circumstantiality of Bivariate Relationships in The Theory of Moral Sentiments

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 21-05, Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2022
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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virtue, Stoicism, conscience, knowledge, justice

96.

Contingent Plans, Time Consistency and Paretian Rulers

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 16 Jan 2004
Daniel B. Klein and Brendan O'Flaherty
George Mason University - Department of Economics and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
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S-game, S-game set, optimal plan, time inconsistency, policy formation, Paretianism

97.

Civility and Civil Courage

SOCIETY forthcoming, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 19-29
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 17 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2019
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Civility, civil courage, character, Adam Smith, virtue, higher education, ideology

98.

Instilling Duties above Instilling Rights: Two Features of Adam Smith’s Talk of Justice and Liberty

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 21-21, The Independent Review
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2022
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Justice, rights, duties, correlative, liberty, propriety, virtue, Adam Smith

99.

TMS’s Appeal Has Moved with Openness to Non-foundationalism: 35 Critics, 1765 to 1949

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 21-19
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2021
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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non-foundationalism, Thomas Reid, Dugald Stewart, Théodore Jouffroy, Thomas Brown, Adam Ferguson, Lord Kames, John Witherspoon

100.

Rinkonomics: A Window on Spontaneous Order

Economic Affairs, Vol. 26, No. 4, pp. 64-67, December 2006
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 13 Dec 2006
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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101.

Elements that Expose to Contempt

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 22-16
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 16 May 2022 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2022
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Animism, Fortuna, Tao, sublime, slavery, slave-trade, Adam Smith

102.

The Internet and the Structure of Discourse: The Websites of Economists at Harvard and George Mason

Economics in Practice, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 272-283, 2007
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 23 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2014
Daniel Joseph D'Amico and Daniel B. Klein
Loyola University New Orleans - Joseph A. Butt S.J. College of Business - Economics Department and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Internet, Websites, Economics, Faculty, Harvard University, George Mason University

103.

The Liberal Christening

Svensk Tidskrift, 2022
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 03 Aug 2022
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Liberalism, Adam Smith, David Hume, William Robertson, Edmund Burke, Ngram

104.

The Smith-Hayek Economist: From Character to Identity

Economic Affairs, Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 91-95, September 2007
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 14 Sep 2007
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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105.

Karl Mittermaier and the Hands of Classical Liberalism

Economic Affairs, Vol. 40, Issue 2, pp. 209-219, 2020
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 30 Sep 2020
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Adam Smith, commutative justice, invisible hand

106.

Was Occupational Licensing Good for Minorities? A Critique of Mark Law and Mindy Marks

Econ Journal Watch, Vol. 9(3): 210-233, 2012
Posted: 27 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2018
Daniel B. Klein, Benjamin Powell and Evgeny S Vorotnikov
George Mason University - Department of Economics, Texas Tech University - Free Market Institute and Fannie Mae

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occupational licensure, licensing, race, gender, discrimination

107.

Experiment on Entrepreneurial Discovery: An Attempt to Demonstrate the Conjecture of Hayek and Kirzner

Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Vol. 50, No. 3, pp. 295-310, March 2003
Posted: 28 Feb 2004
Henry Demmert and Daniel B. Klein
Santa Clara University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics

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Discovery, entrepreneurship, epiphany, interpretive shift, problem solving

108.

Discovery Factors of Economic Freedom: Respondence, Epiphany, and Serendipity

UNCERTAINTY AND ECONOMIC EVOLUTION: ESSAYS IN HONOR OF ARMEN ALCHIAN, John R. Lott, Jr., ed., London: Routledge, 1997
Posted: 24 Feb 2004
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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109.

Convention, Social Order, and the Two Coordinations

Constitutional Political Economy, Vol. 8, pp. 319-335, 1997
Posted: 03 Feb 2004
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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Convention, spontaneous order, coordination

110.

The Voluntary Provision of Public Goods? The Turnpike Companies of Early America

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 28, pp. 788-812, October 1990
Posted: 20 Jan 2004
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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public goods, free riding, voluntary provision, moral suasion, turnpikes, freedom

111.

Promise Keeping in the Great Society: A Model of Credit Information Sharing

Economics and Politics, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 117-136, July 1992
Posted: 04 Jan 2004
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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trust, reputation, seal of approval, assurance, promise,