Michael L. Marlow is an affiliated senior scholar at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University and professor of economics and distinguished scholar at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.
Distinguished Professor of Economics, History, English, and Communication, University of Illinois, Chicago
Extraordinary Professor of Economics and English, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa
Professor of Social Thought, Academia Vitae, Deventer, The Netherlands
Deirdre N. McCloskey is the UIC Distinguished Professor of Economics, History, English, and Communication at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Trained at Harvard as an economist, she has written fourteen books and edited seven more, and has published some…
Senior Public Sector Specialist in the Public Sector and Governance Group, World Bank
Richard E. Messick joined the World Bank in April 1997 as a Senior Public Sector Specialist in the Public Sector and Governance Group to advise Bank staff on judicial reform. He now counsels staff and policymakers in Bank client countries…
Professor of Economic History, Northwestern University
Professor Joel Mokyr is an expert on the economic history of Europe, and specializes in the period 1750- 1914. His current research is concerned with the understanding of the economic roots of technological progress and the growth of useful knowledge…
D. Paul Jones, Jr. & Charlene Angelich Jones Chairholder of Law at the University of Alabama School of Law
Andrew P. Morriss is a senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. His primary research interests are energy issues, environmental regulation, and the development of offshore financial centers.
By examining how real governments have operated, this book demonstrates why—despite their diverse designs—in practice all political and economic systems are variants of either liberalism or cronyism. <