The Law and Economics of Frederic Bastiat

47 Pages Posted: 12 May 2014 Last revised: 21 May 2014

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Robert W. McGee

Fayetteville State University - Department of Accounting

Date Written: May 12, 2014

Abstract

This paper provides an overview and discussion of the legal and economic philosophy of Frederic Bastiat (1801-1850), a French political economist. A bibliography with links to other Bastiat studies is also included.

Keywords: utilitarian, ethics, rights theory, Frederic Bastiat, history of economic thought, French liberal, Broken Window Fallacy, justice, redistribution, rent seeking, Keynes, multiplier, theory of government, plunder, protectionism, trade, opportunity cost, bailouts, public works

JEL Classification: B1,B12,B13,B22,B25,B31,B53,D63,D72,E12,E13,E21,E24,E51,F1,F13,H1,H2,H23,H81,K11,O24,P16,P14

Suggested Citation

McGee, Robert W., The Law and Economics of Frederic Bastiat (May 12, 2014). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2435951 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2435951

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Fayetteville, NC 28301
United States

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