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Mark Thornton

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Ludwig von Mises Institute

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Articles

  1. Robert B. Ekelund Jr. & Mark Thornton*, 2011. "Galileo, Smith and the paradox of value: the 'connection' of art and science," History of Economic Ideas, Fabrizio Serra Editore, Pisa - Roma, vol. 19(1), pages 85-102.
  2. Robert Ekelund & John Jackson & Mark Thornton, 2010. "Desperation votes and private interests: an analysis of Confederate trade legislation," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 144(1), pages 199-214, July.
  3. Mark Thornton, 2007. "Cantillon, Hume, and the Rise of Antimercantilism," History of Political Economy, Duke University Press, vol. 39(3), pages 453-480, Fall.
  4. Mark Thornton, 2007. "Richard Cantillon and the Discovery of Opportunity Cost," History of Political Economy, Duke University Press, vol. 39(1), pages 97-119, Spring.
  5. Thornton, Mark, 2007. "Was Richard Cantillon a Mercantilist?," Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Cambridge University Press, vol. 29(04), pages 417-435, December.
  6. Mark Thornton, 2004. "Does Academic Publishing Pass the Real Market Test?," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 120(1_2), pages 41-61, July.
  7. Robert B. Ekelund, Jr. & John D. Jackson & Mark Thornton, 2004. "The "Unintended Consequences" of Confederate Trade Legislation," Eastern Economic Journal, Eastern Economic Association, vol. 30(2), pages 187-205, Spring.
  8. Mark Thornton, 2004. "Prohibition vs. Legalization: Do Economists Reach a Conclusion on Drug Policy?," Econ Journal Watch, Econ Journal Watch, vol. 1(1), pages 82-105, April.
  9. Mark A. Yanochik & Mark Thornton & Bradley T. Ewing, 2003. "Railroad Construction and Slave Prices: Rejoinder and Extension," Social Science Quarterly, Southwestern Social Science Association, vol. 84(3), pages 744-749.
  10. Mark A. Yanochik & Mark Thornton & Bradley T. Ewing, 2003. "Railroad Construction and Antebellum Slave Prices," Social Science Quarterly, Southwestern Social Science Association, vol. 84(3), pages 723-737.
  11. Ewing, Bradley T. & Payne, James E. & Thornton, Mark & Yanochik, Mark A., 2002. "Price Transmission in the Antebellum Slave Markets: A Time Series Analysis," The Review of Regional Studies, Southern Regional Science Association, vol. 32(2), pages 275-292, Summer/Fa.
  12. Ekelund, Robert B. & Thornton, Mark, 2001. "William T. Thornton and Nineteenth Century Economic Policy: A Review Essay," Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Cambridge University Press, vol. 23(04), pages 513-531, December.
  13. Thornton Mark, 2001. "Frédéric Bastiat as an Austrian Economist," Journal des Economistes et des Etudes Humaines, De Gruyter, vol. 11(2), pages 1-14, June.
  14. Robert Ekelund & George Ford & Mark Thornton, 2001. "The measurement of merger delay in regulated and restructuring industries," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 8(8), pages 535-537.
  15. Mark Thornton & Marc Ulrich, 1999. "Constituency Size and Government Spending," Public Finance Review, , vol. 27(6), pages 588-598, November.
  16. Thornton Mark, 1998. "Richard Cantillon and the Origin of Economic Theory," Journal des Economistes et des Etudes Humaines, De Gruyter, vol. 8(1), pages 1-14, March.
  17. Thornton, Mark, 1994. "Slavery, Profitability, and the Market Process," The Review of Austrian Economics, Springer;Society for the Development of Austrian Economics, vol. 7(2), pages 21-47.
  18. Robert B. Ekelund, Jr. & Mark Thornton, 1991. "Geometric Analogies and Market Demand Estimation: Dupuit and the French Contribution," History of Political Economy, Duke University Press, vol. 23(3), pages 397-418, Fall.
  19. Robert Ekelund & Mark Thornton, 1986. "Wieser and the Austrian connection to social economics," Forum for Social Economics, Springer;The Association for Social Economics, vol. 16(2), pages 1-12, September.

Chapters

  1. Mark Thornton & Bruce L. Benson & Simon W. Bowmaker, 2005. "Economics of drug liberalization," Chapters,in: Economics Uncut, chapter 3 Edward Elgar Publishing.
  2. Mark Thornton, 1994. "The economics of prohibition," Chapters,in: The Elgar Companion to Austrian Economics, chapter 51 Edward Elgar Publishing.

Citations

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  1. Mark Thornton, 2004. "Prohibition vs. Legalization: Do Economists Reach a Conclusion on Drug Policy?," Econ Journal Watch, Econ Journal Watch, vol. 1(1), pages 82-105, April.

    Mentioned in:

    1. Sam Watson’s journal round-up for 1st May 2017
      by Sam Watson in The Academic Health Economists' Blog on 2017-05-01 16:00:15

Articles

  1. Mark Thornton, 2007. "Cantillon, Hume, and the Rise of Antimercantilism," History of Political Economy, Duke University Press, vol. 39(3), pages 453-480, Fall.

    Cited by:

    1. Madarász, Aladár, 2012. "Adósság, pénz és szabadság
      [Taxation, money and freedom]
      ," Közgazdasági Szemle (Economic Review - monthly of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences), Közgazdasági Szemle Alapítvány (Economic Review Foundation), vol. 0(5), pages 457-507.
    2. Laurent Le Maux, 2014. "Cantillon And Hume On Money And Banking: The Foundations Of Two Theoretical Traditions," Journal of Economic Surveys, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 28(5), pages 956-970, December.
    3. Simon Bilo, 2018. "Lucas and Hume on Monetary Non-neutrality: A Tension between the Logic and the Technique of Economics," Eastern Economic Journal, Palgrave Macmillan;Eastern Economic Association, vol. 44(3), pages 364-380, June.
    4. Sheila C Dow, 2012. "Different Approaches to the Financial Crisis," Economic Thought, World Economics Association, vol. 1(1), pages 1-4, July.

  2. Thornton, Mark, 2007. "Was Richard Cantillon a Mercantilist?," Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Cambridge University Press, vol. 29(04), pages 417-435, December.

    Cited by:

    1. Laurent Le Maux, 2014. "Cantillon And Hume On Money And Banking: The Foundations Of Two Theoretical Traditions," Journal of Economic Surveys, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 28(5), pages 956-970, December.

  3. Mark Thornton, 2004. "Does Academic Publishing Pass the Real Market Test?," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 120(1_2), pages 41-61, July.

    Cited by:

    1. Steven M. Shugan, 2007. "The Editor's Secrets," Marketing Science, INFORMS, vol. 26(5), pages 589-595, 09-10.
    2. Moizer, Peter, 2009. "Publishing in accounting journals: A fair game?," Accounting, Organizations and Society, Elsevier, vol. 34(2), pages 285-304, February.
    3. Rex J. Pjesky & Daniel Sutter, 2011. "Does the Lack of a Profit Motive Affect Hiring in Academe? Evidence from the Market for Lawyers," American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 70(4), pages 1053-1084, October.
    4. Langbein, Laura, 2008. "Management by results: Student evaluation of faculty teaching and the mis-measurement of performance," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 27(4), pages 417-428, August.

  4. Robert B. Ekelund, Jr. & John D. Jackson & Mark Thornton, 2004. "The "Unintended Consequences" of Confederate Trade Legislation," Eastern Economic Journal, Eastern Economic Association, vol. 30(2), pages 187-205, Spring.

    Cited by:

    1. Hetherington, Bruce W. & Kower, Peter J., 2011. "Technological diffusion and the Union blockade," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 48(2), pages 310-324, April.
    2. Robert Ekelund & John Jackson & Mark Thornton, 2010. "Desperation votes and private interests: an analysis of Confederate trade legislation," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 144(1), pages 199-214, July.

  5. Mark Thornton, 2004. "Prohibition vs. Legalization: Do Economists Reach a Conclusion on Drug Policy?," Econ Journal Watch, Econ Journal Watch, vol. 1(1), pages 82-105, April.

    Cited by:

    1. Carlos Casacuberta & Mariana Gerstenblüth & Patricia Triunfo, 2012. "Aportes del análisis económico al estudio de las drogas," Documentos de Trabajo (working papers) 0112, Department of Economics - dECON.
    2. Edward M. Shepard & Paul R. Blackely, 2010. "Economics of Crime and Drugs: Prohibition and Public Policies for Illicit Drug Control," Chapters,in: Handbook on the Economics of Crime, chapter 10 Edward Elgar Publishing.
    3. Donici, Andreea Nicoleta/NA & Maha, Andreea/A, 2012. "The Impact of soft drug legalization on Romania," MPRA Paper 36191, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    4. Suryadipta Roy, 2007. "Are Illegal Drugs Inferior Goods in the US?," Atlantic Economic Journal, Springer;International Atlantic Economic Society, vol. 35(3), pages 303-314, September.
    5. Daniel B. Klein & Michael J. Clark, 2006. "A Little More Liberty: What the _JEL_ Omits in Its Account of What the Economic Report of the President Omits," Econ Journal Watch, Econ Journal Watch, vol. 3(3), pages 466-483, September.
    6. Lenin Arango Castillo, 2011. "Tráfico de drogas, políticas de disuasión y violencia en México," Estudios Económicos, El Colegio de México, Centro de Estudios Económicos, vol. 26(2), pages 157-185.
    7. Stern, Charlotta & Klein, Daniel B., 2006. "Is There a Free-Market Economist in the House? The Policy Views of American Economic Association Members," Working Paper Series 6/2006, Stockholm University, Swedish Institute for Social Research.
    8. Yunker, James A., 2012. "Estimated optimal drug law enforcement expenditures based on U.S. annual data," Journal of Policy Modeling, Elsevier, vol. 34(3), pages 356-371.

  6. Thornton Mark, 2001. "Frédéric Bastiat as an Austrian Economist," Journal des Economistes et des Etudes Humaines, De Gruyter, vol. 11(2), pages 1-14, June.

    Cited by:

    1. Bramoullé Gérard, 2001. "Frédéric Bastiat: Praxeologist Theoretician," Journal des Economistes et des Etudes Humaines, De Gruyter, vol. 11(2), pages 1-14, June.

  7. Robert Ekelund & George Ford & Mark Thornton, 2001. "The measurement of merger delay in regulated and restructuring industries," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 8(8), pages 535-537.

    Cited by:

    1. Aleksander Buczek, 2016. "The time to completion of a legal merger: General concepts, statistical analysis and the case of Poland," Operations Research and Decisions, Wroclaw University of Technology, Institute of Organization and Management, vol. 1, pages 19-44.

  8. Mark Thornton & Marc Ulrich, 1999. "Constituency Size and Government Spending," Public Finance Review, , vol. 27(6), pages 588-598, November.

    Cited by:

    1. Germà Bel & Ringa Raudla & Miguel Rodrigues & António F. Tavares, 2018. "These rules are made for spending: testing and extending the law of 1/n," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 174(1), pages 41-60, January.
    2. Nadia Fiorino & Roberto Ricciuti, 2005. "Legislature and Constituency Size in Italian Regions: Forecasting the Effects of a Reform," Department of Economics University of Siena 448, Department of Economics, University of Siena.
    3. Nadia Fiorino & Roberto Ricciuti, 2008. "Interest Groups, Government Spending and Italian Industrial Growth (1876-1913)," RSCAS Working Papers 2008/08, European University Institute.

  9. Thornton Mark, 1998. "Richard Cantillon and the Origin of Economic Theory," Journal des Economistes et des Etudes Humaines, De Gruyter, vol. 8(1), pages 1-14, March.

    Cited by:

    1. Thornton Mark, 2001. "Frédéric Bastiat as an Austrian Economist," Journal des Economistes et des Etudes Humaines, De Gruyter, vol. 11(2), pages 1-14, June.
    2. Hülsmann Jörg Guido, 2001. "More on Cantillon as a Proto-Austrian," Journal des Economistes et des Etudes Humaines, De Gruyter, vol. 11(4), pages 1-13, December.

  10. Thornton, Mark, 1994. "Slavery, Profitability, and the Market Process," The Review of Austrian Economics, Springer;Society for the Development of Austrian Economics, vol. 7(2), pages 21-47.

    Cited by:

    1. Mark Yanochik & Bradley Ewing & Mark Thornton, 2001. "A new perspective on antebellum slavery: Public policy and slave prices," Atlantic Economic Journal, Springer;International Atlantic Economic Society, vol. 29(3), pages 330-340, September.

  11. Robert B. Ekelund, Jr. & Mark Thornton, 1991. "Geometric Analogies and Market Demand Estimation: Dupuit and the French Contribution," History of Political Economy, Duke University Press, vol. 23(3), pages 397-418, Fall.

    Cited by:

    1. Robert B. Ekelund Jr & Edward O. Price III, 2012. "The Economics of Edwin Chadwick," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 14915, December.

  12. Robert Ekelund & Mark Thornton, 1986. "Wieser and the Austrian connection to social economics," Forum for Social Economics, Springer;The Association for Social Economics, vol. 16(2), pages 1-12, September.

    Cited by:

    1. Agnès Festré & Pierre Garrouste, 2015. "Wieser as a Theorist of Institutional Change," GREDEG Working Papers 2015-37, Groupe de REcherche en Droit, Economie, Gestion (GREDEG CNRS), University of Nice Sophia Antipolis.
    2. Gilles Campagnolo & Christel Vivel, 2011. "Power And Entrepreneurship In German Political Economy: The Cases Of Werner Sombart And Friedrich Von Wieser," ICER Working Papers 11-2011, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research.

Chapters

  1. Mark Thornton, 1994. "The economics of prohibition," Chapters,in: The Elgar Companion to Austrian Economics, chapter 51 Edward Elgar Publishing.

    Cited by:

    1. Daniel J. D'Amico, 2008. "Tattoo Prohibition Behind Bars: The Case for Repeal," Journal of Private Enterprise, The Association of Private Enterprise Education, vol. 23(Spring 20), pages 113-134.
    2. Lasha Lanchava, 2013. "Free to Choose: An Experimental Investigation of the Value of Free Choice," CERGE-EI Working Papers wp492, The Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute, Prague.
    3. Bruce L. Benson & Paul R. Zimmerman, 2010. "Conclusion," Chapters,in: Handbook on the Economics of Crime, chapter 20 Edward Elgar Publishing.
    4. Fred S. McChesney, 2010. "The Economic Analysis of Corruption," Chapters,in: Handbook on the Economics of Crime, chapter 9 Edward Elgar Publishing.
    5. Jeffrey DeSimone, 1999. "The Effect of Cocaine Prices on Crime," Working Papers 9907, East Carolina University, Department of Economics.
    6. Audrey Redford, 2017. "Don’t eat the brown acid: Induced ‘malnovation’ in drug markets," The Review of Austrian Economics, Springer;Society for the Development of Austrian Economics, vol. 30(2), pages 215-233, June.
    7. Walter E. Block, 2017. "Radical Privatization: Oceans, Roads,Heavenly Bodies," Romanian Economic Business Review, Romanian-American University, vol. 12(2), pages 41-56, June.
    8. Walter E. Block, 2014. "Justifying a Stateless Legal Order: A Critique of Rand and Epstein," Journal of Private Enterprise, The Association of Private Enterprise Education, vol. 29(Spring 20), pages 21-49.
    9. Robert B. Ekelund Jr & Edward O. Price III, 2012. "The Economics of Edwin Chadwick," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 14915, December.
    10. Bruce L. Benson, 2010. "The Allocation of Police," Chapters,in: Handbook on the Economics of Crime, chapter 8 Edward Elgar Publishing.
    11. Daniel Y. Rothschild & Walter E. Block, 2016. "Don't Steal; The Government Hates Competition: The Problem with Civil Asset Forfeiture," Journal of Private Enterprise, The Association of Private Enterprise Education, vol. 31(Spring 20), pages 45-56.
    12. Jeffrey A. Miron, 1997. "The Effects of Alcohol Prohibition on Alcohol Consumption," Papers 0078, Boston University - Industry Studies Programme.
    13. Angela K. Dills, 2004. "Alcohol Prohibition and Cirrhosis," American Law and Economics Review, Oxford University Press, vol. 6(2), pages 285-318.
    14. Boettke Peter J., 1994. "The Reform Trap In Economics And Politics In The Former Communist Economies," Journal des Economistes et des Etudes Humaines, De Gruyter, vol. 5(2-3), pages 1-28, June.
    15. D. Gale Johnson, 1993. "Book Review: Combating Poverty: Innovative Social Reforms in Chile during the 1980s by Tarsicio Castaneda," Cato Journal, Cato Journal, Cato Institute, vol. 13(1), pages 149-152, Spring/Su.
    16. Daniel Y. ROTHSCHILD & Walter BLOCK, 2016. "It Is Not Armed Robbery When Government Takes People's Stuff, It Is Civil Asset Forfeiture," Journal of Social and Administrative Sciences, KSP Journals, vol. 3(3), pages 219-230, September.
    17. Nicholas Snow, 2011. "Daniel Okrent, book review of Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition," The Review of Austrian Economics, Springer;Society for the Development of Austrian Economics, vol. 24(4), pages 451-454, December.
    18. Walter Block, 2015. "Nicholas Wade: A troublesome inheritance: Genes, race and human history," Journal of Bioeconomics, Springer, vol. 17(3), pages 313-319, October.
    19. Mark Thornton, 2004. "Prohibition vs. Legalization: Do Economists Reach a Conclusion on Drug Policy?," Econ Journal Watch, Econ Journal Watch, vol. 1(1), pages 82-105, April.
    20. Walter Block, 2003. "Decentralization, Subsidiarity, Rodney King and State Deification: A Libertarian Analysis," European Journal of Law and Economics, Springer, vol. 16(2), pages 139-147, September.
    21. Debra Jones Ringold, 2016. "Assumptions about Consumers, Producers, and Regulators: What They Tell Us about Ourselves," Journal of the Association for Consumer Research, University of Chicago Press, vol. 1(3), pages 341-354.
    22. Daniel D’Amico, 2012. "Comparative political economy when anarchism is on the table," The Review of Austrian Economics, Springer;Society for the Development of Austrian Economics, vol. 25(1), pages 63-75, March.
    23. R. Warren Anderson, 2017. "Marijuana Prohibition and Rent Seeking," Homo Oeconomicus: Journal of Behavioral and Institutional Economics, Springer, vol. 34(1), pages 33-46, April.
    24. Antonio Bojanic, 2014. "The effect of coca and FDI on the level of corruption in Bolivia," Latin American Economic Review, Springer;Centro de Investigaciòn y Docencia Económica (CIDE), vol. 23(1), pages 1-23, December.
    25. Kyle W. O’Donnell, 2015. "The cultural and political economy of drug prohibition," Chapters,in: Culture and Economic Action, chapter 19, pages 418-435 Edward Elgar Publishing.
    26. Robert T. Burrus, Jr., 2006. "The Impact of Weight-Based Penalties on Drug Purity and Consumption: A Theoretical Analysis," Eastern Economic Journal, Eastern Economic Association, vol. 32(4), pages 629-646, Fall.
    27. Bruce L. Benson & Paul R. Zimmerman (ed.), 2010. "Handbook on the Economics of Crime," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 13180, December.

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