June, 2015

James Buchanan as Intellectual Entrepreneur

  • Alexander Tabarrok

    Bartley J. Madden Chair in Economics, Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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James M. Buchanan led the revolution that dethroned the benevolent dictator assumption. Revolutions, however, are rarely the product of ideas alone. They take planning, strategy, funding, and a cadre of like-minded individuals who attract other to the cause. In leading the revolution, Buchanan had to be more than a scholar; he also had to be an intellectual entrepreneur.

Read the full article at The Journal of Private Enterprise