29. The War on Drugs and the Economics of Prohibition with Dr. Mark Thornton

Wednesday, April 6, 2016



Episode Summary

Dr. Mark Thornton joins Adam Camac and Daniel Laguros to discuss the War on Drugs and his 1991 book, The Economics of Prohibition.

About the Guest

Dr. Thornton is Senior Fellow at the Mises Institute and a former member of the graduate faculty at Auburn University. He is the Book Review Editor of the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics and author or editor of The Economics of Prohibition, Tariffs, Blockades, and Inflation: The Economics of the Civil War, The Quotable Mises, and The Bastiat Collection.

You can follow Dr. Thornton’s work on Twitter, the Mises Institute’s Facebook page, and the Mises Institute’s website.

Biographical information is from mises.org.

Related Article and Video
1. How the Drug War Drives Child Migrants to the US Border by Mark Thornton (July 14, 2014)
2. Is the War on Drugs a Failure? by Mark Thornton (June 1, 2014)

Books Mentioned
1. The Economics of Prohibition by Mark Thornton
2. Tariffs, Blockades, and Inflation: The Economics of the Civil War by Mark Thornton and Robert Ekelund
3. The Quotable Mises edited by Mark Thornton
4. The Bastiat Collection edited by Mark Thornton
5. Man, Economy, and State by Murray Rothbard
6. Power and Market by Murray Rothbard

Previous Appearances
26. Financial Repression and the Further Destruction of the US Economy with Dr. Mark Thornton (Friday, April 1, 2016)
6. The Origins of Money with Dr. Mark Thornton (Friday, March 4, 2016)

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