Peter J. Boettke

Peter Boettke is University Professor of Economics and Philosophy at George Mason University, and Director of The FA Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics and Economics at the Mercatus Center. His website can be found at

Adam Smith on Self-Betterment and Policy Impacts

In this celebration of Adam Smith’s contributions to the field of political economy, Peter J. Boettke and Alain Marciano take a passage from The...

Harold Demsetz and Israel Kirzner Understood That Competition Regulates Markets

Economists Harold Demsetz and Israel Kirzner challenged the prevailing orthodoxy in microeconomic analysis and public policy beginning with their respective work in the 1960s....

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