Academic Advisors
Aspen Meadows
Skeptical Regulator
Curriculum and Agenda
  • Buchanan, James M. “Public Choice: Politics Without Romance.” Policy, Vol. 19 No. 3 (2003): 13-18.
  • Buchanan, James M. and Gordon Tullock. The Calculus of Consent: Logical Foundations of Constitutional Democracy. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1962.
  • Coase, Ronald. “The Federal Communications Commission.” Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 2, No. 1 (1959).
  • Demsetz, Harold. "Why Regulate Utilities?" In Ekelund, Robert B., Jr., ed. The Foundations of Regulatory Economics, Volume 2. Modern Approaches to Regulatory Economics. Elgar Reference Collection. International Library of Critical Writings in Economics, vol. 94. Cheltenham, U.K. and Northampton, Mass.: Elgar, 1998. [Pages 229-39]
  • Foldvary, Fred E. and Daniel B. Klein. The Half-Life of Policy Rationales: How New Technology Affects Old Policy Issues. New York: New York University Press, 2003. [Chapter 2, “The Lighthouse as a Private-Sector Collective Good," pp. 1-17 and 38-46]
  • Hayek, F. A. “The Use of Knowledge in Society.” American Economic Review XXXV No. 4 (1945): 519-530.
  • Jarrell, Gregg. "The Demand for State Regulation of the Electric Utility Industry." Journal of Law and Economics Vol. 21, No. 2 (1978): 269-295.
  • Joskow, Paul L. “California’s Electricity Crisis.” Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Vol. 17, No. 3 (2001).
  • Kahn, Alfred E. The Economics of Regulation: Principles and Institutions. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1998.
  • Kahn, Alfred E. Lessons from Deregulation: Telecommunications and Airlines After the Crunch. Washington, D.C.: AEI-Brookings Joint Center for Regulatory Studies, 2004.
  • Landsburg, Steven E. The Armchair Economist: Economics & Everyday Life. New York: The Free Press, 1993.
  • Posner, Richard A. “Taxation by Regulation.” Bell Journal of Economics and Management Science Vol. 2, No. 1 (1971): 22-50.
  • Posner, Richard A. Natural Monopoly and Its Regulation. Washington, D.C.: The Cato Institute, 1999.
  • Schumpeter, Joseph A. Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy, 3rd Ed. New York: Harper & Row, 1962. [Chapters 6-8]
  • Stigler, George J. The Citizen and the State: Essays on Regulation. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1975.


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