100. Why Eminent Domain Is Not Necessary with Dr. Bruce Benson

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Friday, August 5, 2016



Episode Summary

Dr. Bruce Benson joins Adam Camac to discuss eminent domain, problems with the use of eminent domain, the holdout problem, and the private provision of roads.

About the Guest

Dr. Benson is a Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute and a former Professor of Economics at Florida State University. He is the author of the article, The Mythology of Holdout as a Justification for Eminent Domain and Public Provision of Roads, and of the book, Property Rights: Eminent Domain and Regulatory Takings Re-Examined.

Biographical information is from independent.org and fsu.edu.

Picture is from independent.org.

Article Mentioned
1. The Mythology of Holdout as a Justification for Eminent Domain and Public Provision of Roads by Bruce Benson

Books Mentioned
1. Property Rights: Eminent Domain and Regulatory Takings Re-Examined edited by Bruce Benson
2. To Serve and Protect: Privatization and Community in Criminal Justice by Bruce Benson
3. Street Smart: Competition, Entrepreneurship, and the Future of Roads edited by Gabriel Roth

Resource Mentioned
1. Independent Institute

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