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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Scholarly Papers (105)

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

5.

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
Downloads 596 (55,392)
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Assurance, seal of approval, reputation, knower, trust

8.

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
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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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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: 08 Mar 2021
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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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

12.

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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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 436 (81,411)
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Assurance, seal of approval, reputation, knower, trust

14.

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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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

17.

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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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, Department of Economics
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Positive, Normative, Ought

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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

21.

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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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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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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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

25.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

35.

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

Scandinavian Economics Working Paper No. 30
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 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, turnpikes, plank roads, privatization, free riding, regulation

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

46.

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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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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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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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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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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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

54.

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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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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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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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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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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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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Convention without Convening: Hume’s Marvelous Innovation

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 20-06
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 27 Jan 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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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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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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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

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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

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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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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

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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

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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

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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

75.

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

80.

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

81.

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

82.

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

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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

84.

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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Adam Smith's Unmerited Censure: An Esoteric Reading of a 1764 Pamphlet on Slavery

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 21-10
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 May 2021 Last Revised: 18 May 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, esotericism

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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

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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

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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

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A Call to Embrace Jural Dualism

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Jun 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

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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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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

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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

93.

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

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The Circumstantiality of Bivariate Relationships in The Theory of Moral Sentiments

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 21-05
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2021
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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virtue, Stoicism, conscience, knowledge, justice

95.

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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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

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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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Manners of Justice Talk: Calling Loudly versus Proffering Coolly

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 16 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2021
Daniel B. Klein
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Justice, rights, duties, correlative, liberty, propriety, virtue, Adam Smith

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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

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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

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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

102.

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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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

104.

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

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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,