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Current editor(s): James A. Dorn

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Volume 36, issue 2, 2016

Editor's Note pp. 1-2 Downloads
James A. Dorn
Revisiting Three Intellectual Pillars of Monetary Policy pp. 213-238 Downloads
Claudio Borio
Rethinking the International Monetary System pp. 239-250 Downloads
John Taylor
Commitment, Rules, and Discretion pp. 251-259 Downloads
Charles Plosser
What Monetary Policy Can Do pp. 261-268 Downloads
Jeffrey Lacker
The Powers and Limits of Monetary Policy pp. 269-278 Downloads
Manuel Sanchez
Real and Pseudo Monetary Rules pp. 279-296 Downloads
George Selgin
Friedman and the Bernanke-Taylor Debate on Rules versus Constrained Discretion pp. 297-313 Downloads
Harris Dellas and George Tavlas
Nudging the Fed Toward a Rules-Based Policy Regime pp. 315-335 Downloads
Scott Sumner
Monetary Policy and the Knowledge Problem pp. 337-352 Downloads
Gerald P. O'Driscoll
Needed: A Federal Reserve Exit from Preferential Credit Allocation pp. 353-365 Downloads
Lawrence White
The New Monetary Framework pp. 367-383 Downloads
Jerry L. Jordan
Does the Federal Reserve Know What It's Doing? pp. 385-392 Downloads
Alex Pollock
Learning the Right Lessons from the Financial Crisis pp. 393-413 Downloads
Kevin Dowd and Martin Hutchinson
Permazero pp. 415-429 Downloads
James Bullard
Book Review -- Relic: How Our Constitution Undermines Effective Government—and Why We Need a More Powerful Presidency by William G. Howell and Terry M. Moe pp. 431-433 Downloads
F. H. Buckley
Book Review -- Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage by Barney Frank pp. 433-438 Downloads
Mark A. Calabria
Book Review -- The Tragedy of European Civilization: Towards an Intellectual History of the Twentieth Century by Harry Redner pp. 438-444 Downloads
Juliana Geran Pilon
Book Review -- Private Governance: Creating Order in Economic and Social Life by Edward P. Stringham pp. 444-448 Downloads
Alain Marciano

Volume 36, issue 1, 2016

Editor's Note pp. 1-1 Downloads
James A. Dorn
Introduction: Unintended Consequences of Government Intervention pp. 1-6 Downloads
Joshua Hall and Jason E. Taylor
Reflections on the Current State of Political Economy pp. 7-15 Downloads
Richard K. Vedder
Occupational Licensing and Interstate Migration pp. 17-31 Downloads
Sean Mulholland and Andrew Young
The Unintended Consequences of the War on Poverty pp. 33-45 Downloads
Lowell Gallaway and Daniel G. Garrett
Has the War between the Rent Seekers Escalated? pp. 47-53 Downloads
Russell Sobel and Joshua Hall
A New Measure for the Variation of State Tax Prices pp. 55-67 Downloads
Michael D. Stroup and Keith E. Hubbard
Fiscal Contraction and Economic Expansion: The 2013 Sequester and Post–World War II Spending Cuts pp. 69-88 Downloads
Jason E. Taylor and Ronald L. Klingler
Young and Out of Work: An Analysis of Teenage Summer Employment, 1972–2012 pp. 89-99 Downloads
J. Mixon and E. Frank Stephenson
New Evidence on the Effect of Right-to-Work Laws on Productivity and Population Growth pp. 101-120 Downloads
Michael Hicks, Michael LaFaive and Srikant Devaraj
The Dismal Productivity Trend for K-12 Public Schools and How to Improve It pp. 121-141 Downloads
Benjamin Scafidi
Richard Vedder and the Future of Higher Education Reform pp. 143-164 Downloads
Jayme S. Lemke and William Shughart
Subnational Economic Freedom and Performance in the United States and Canada pp. 165-185 Downloads
Daniel L. Bennet
Book Review -- The Social Order of the Underworld: How Prison Gangs Govern the American Penal System by David Skarbek pp. 187-190 Downloads
Adam Bates
Book Review -- The Prize: Who's in Charge of Americas's Schools? by Dale Rusakoff pp. 191-194 Downloads
Kevin Currie-Knight
Book Review -- Disinherited: How Washington Is Betraying America's Young by Diana Furchtgott-Roth and Jared Meyer pp. 194-196 Downloads
Esq. Aloysius Hogan and John Martin
Book Review -- Wealth, Poverty and Politics: An International Perspective by Thomas Sowell pp. 196-206 Downloads
Gerald P. O'Driscoll
Book Review -- The Conservative Heart: How to Build a Fairer, Happier, and More Prosperous America by Arthur Brooks pp. 206-208 Downloads
Roger Pilon
Book Review -- Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis by Robert Putnam pp. 209-212 Downloads
Matt Warner

Volume 35, issue 3, 2015

The Myth of Dynastic Wealth: The Rich Get Poorer pp. 447-485 Downloads
Robert Arnott, William Bernstein and Lillian Wu
Finance and Capital in the 21st Century pp. 487-505 Downloads
Robert C. Jones
Central Bank Stress Tests: Mad, Bad, and Dangerous pp. 507-524 Downloads
Kevin Dowd
China's Political-Economic Institutions and Development pp. 525-548 Downloads
Chenggang Xu
Trust and the Growth of Government pp. 549-580 Downloads
John Garen and J. R. Clark
Political Regime Stability and Economic Freedom pp. 581-602 Downloads
Antonio Saravia
A Critique of Mazzucato's Entrepreneurial State pp. 603-625 Downloads
Alberto Mingardi
Regulating Regulators: Government vs. Markets pp. 627-656 Downloads
Howard Baetjer
New Legal Challenges to U.S. Agricultural Cartels: The Horne Decision pp. 657-667 Downloads
Trevor Burrus
American Prosperity Requires Capital Freedom pp. 669-681 Downloads
J. Christopher Giancarlo
Book Review -- Markets over Mao: The Rise of Private Business in China pp. 683-687 Downloads
James A. Dorn
Book Review -- The Future of Violence: Robots and Germs, Hackers and Drones—Confronting a New Age of Threat pp. 687-690 Downloads
Jim Harper
Book Review -- Government against Itself: Public Union Power and Its Consequences pp. 690-695 Downloads
Ivan Osorio
Book Review -- Competition, Coordination and Diversity: From the Firm to Economic Integration pp. 695-698 Downloads
Dalibor Rohac
Book Review -- The Conservatarian Manifesto: Libertarians, Conservatives, and the Fight for the Right's Future pp. 698-702 Downloads
Ilya Shapiro

Volume 35, issue 2, 2015

Editor's Note pp. 1-3 Downloads
James A. Dorn
Monetary Muddles pp. 179-192 Downloads
Axel Leijonhufvud
Money and Banking: A Constitutional Perspective pp. 193-207 Downloads
Walker F. Todd
Gold and Silver as Constitutional Alternative Currencies pp. 209-232 Downloads
Edwin Vieira, Jr.
The Role of Gold in a Market-Based Monetary System pp. 233-250 Downloads
Jerry L. Jordan
Law, Legislation, and the Gold Standard pp. 251-272 Downloads
George Selgin
Fix What Broke: Building an Orderly and Ethical International Monetary System pp. 273-289 Downloads
Judy Shelton
Transitioning Standards of Value in Fixed-Value Monetary Systems pp. 291-303 Downloads
Nathan Lewis
An Agenda for Monetary Action pp. 305-313 Downloads
James Grant
A Roadmap to Monetary Policy Reforms pp. 315-329 Downloads
Norbert Michel
A Private Committee for Monetary Reform: Process and Substance pp. 331-345 Downloads
Gerald P. O'Driscoll
The Bitcoin Revolution pp. 347-356 Downloads
Bennett T. McCallum
Bitcoin Will Bite the Dust pp. 357-382 Downloads
Kevin Dowd and Martin Hutchinson
The Market for Cryptocurrencies pp. 383-402 Downloads
Lawrence White
The Swiss Experiment: From the Lower Bound to Flexible Exchange Rates pp. 403-410 Downloads
Peter Bernholz
Current Evidence on the Resource Costs of Irredeemable Paper Money pp. 411-427 Downloads
Tyler Watts and Lukas Snyder
Book Review -- The New Counter-Insurgency Era in Critical Perspective pp. 429-434 Downloads
Jennifer Keiste
Book Review -- This Nonviolent Stuff'll Get You Killed: How Guns Made the Civil Rights Movement Possible pp. 433-446 Downloads
David B. Kopel
Book Review -- Social Justice and the Indian Rope Trick pp. 434-443 Downloads
Aaron Ross Powell
Book Review -- A Nation Wholly Free: The Elimination of the National Debt in the Age of Jackson pp. 434-439 Downloads
Chris Edwards

Volume 35, issue 1, 2015

The Power of Ideas and Leadership in China's Transition to a Liberal Society pp. 1-40 Downloads
Weiying Zhang
Political Capitalism pp. 41-66 Downloads
Randall Holcombe
Thinking Ahead of the Next Big Crash pp. 67-93 Downloads
George Bitros
Income Inequality: Piketty and the Neo-Marxist Revival pp. 95-116 Downloads
Thomas H. Mayor
The Impact of Economic Inequality on Economic Freedom pp. 117-131 Downloads
Ryan Murphy
Welfare Economics and Second-Best Theory: Filling Imaginary Economic Boxes pp. 133-146 Downloads
Richard E. Wagner
Book Review -- The Rule of Nobody: Saving America from Dead Laws and Broken Government by Philip K. Howard pp. 147-152 Downloads
J. Kennerly Davis
Book Review -- Mass Flourishing: How Grassroots Innovation Created Jobs, Challenge, and Change by Edmund Phelps pp. 153-158 Downloads
Thomas A. Hemphill
Book Review -- Falling Behind? Boom, Bust, and the Global Race for Scientific Talent by Michael Teitelbaum pp. 158-162 Downloads
Daniel Kuehn
Book Review -- Saving Congress from Itself: Emancipating the States & Empowering Their People by James L. Buckley pp. 163-170 Downloads
Roger Pilon
Book Review -- The American Warfare State: The Domestic Politics of Military Spending by Rebecca Thorpe pp. 171-173 Downloads
Christopher A. Preble
Book Review -- Boom Towns: Restoring the Urban American Dream by Stephen J. K. Walters pp. 174-178 Downloads
Richard E. Wagner
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