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Thomas J. DiLorenzo

Works Published inQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free MarketReview of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10Austrian Economics NewsletterSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesArticles of Interest

AwardsGeorge F. Koether Free Market Writing Award

Thomas DiLorenzo is professor of economics at Loyola University Maryland and a member of the senior faculty of the Mises Institute. He is the author of The Real Lincoln; How Capitalism Saved America; Lincoln Unmasked; Hamilton's Curse; Organized Crime: The Unvarnished Truth About Government; and The Problem with Socialism.

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The Political Economy of Protectionism

Free MarketsFrom the ArchivesProtectionism and Free TradeU.S. Economy


Protectionism may provide some short-term benefits to a small number of special interests, but at much greater costs to the rest of society.

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Trade and the Rise of Freedom

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical TheoryPraxeologyPrivate Property

03/03/2018Mises Daily Articles
International exchange and economic freedom are mutually reinforcing, while protectionism is a form of political control.

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Economists and the Emergence of Antitrust

Monopoly and Competition

Economists who believe that there was once a "golden age of antitrust" have never produced any evidence of such an age.

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James Buchanan on Methodological Individualism and the Market Process

Philosophy and MethodologySubjectivism

A rigorous application of methodological individualism is perhaps what most separates the Austrian and Public Choice schools from most others.

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The Corrupt Origins of Central Banking

U.S. HistoryInterventionismMoney and Banking

12/04/2017Mises Daily Articles
The main objective of the Nationalists, who were also known as Federalists, was essentially to establish an American version of the British mercantilist system, the very system that the Revolution had been fought against.

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