Contributions to Books



1.        Encyclopedia of Philosophy and the Social Sciences, ed. Byron Kaldis (Los Angeles: SAGE, forthcoming) s.v. “Austrian Economics.”

2.        “Lessons from Austrian and Public Choice Economics for the Happiness Debate.” In Philip Booth, ed. …and the Pursuit of Happiness: Wellbeing and the Role of Government. (London: The Institute of Economic Affairs) 2012. pp. 205-220. (co-authored with Chris Coyne)

3.        “Been There Done That: The Political Economy of Déjà vu.” in Steven Kates, ed. The Global Financial Crisis: Alternative Perspectives on What We Have Learnt. (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, Inc.) 2011. pp. 14-45 (co-authored with Daniel J. Smith and Nicholas Snow.)

4.        “Agent Type, Social Contracts, and Constitutional Mythologies.” in Alain Marciano, ed. Constitutional Mythologies: New Perspectives on Controlling the State. (New York: Springer) 2011.  pp.25-37.

5.        “Ostrom, Elinor (born 1933).” The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics. Online Edition. Eds. Steven N. Durlauf and Lawrence E.  Blume. Palgrave MacMillan, 2010. doi: 10.1057/9780230226203.3839(available via (co-authored with Paul Dragos Aligica.)

6.        “Spiritual Capital and Economic Development: An Overview.” in Peter L. Berger & Gordon Redding, eds. The Hidden Form of Capital: Spiritual Influences in Societal Progress. (New York: Anthem Press.) 2010. pp. 29-40.

7.        “Back to the Future: Austrian Economics in the 21st Century” in Peter J. Boettke, ed., Handbook on Contemporary Austrian Economics. (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, Inc.) 2010. pp. 157-165.

8.        21st Century Economics: A Reference Handbook, ed. Rhona C. Free (Los Angeles: SAGE, 2010, pp. 33-43) s.v. “Twentieth-Century Economic Methodology.”

·         Recipient of the American Library Association’s Outstanding Reference Source Award (2011).

9.        Encyclopedia of Political Theory, ed. Mark Bevir (Los Angeles: SAGE, 2010, pp. 217-221.) s.v. “Classical Political Economy.” (co-authored w/ Nicholas A. Snow)

·         Recipient of the American Library Association’s Outstanding Reference Source Award (2011).

10.     “Land Grab: Takings, the Market Process, and Regime Uncertainty.” in Bruce Benson (ed.), Property Rights: Eminent Domain and Regulatory Takings Re-Examined (New York: Palgrave Macmillan.) 2010, pp. 173-186. (co-authored with Peter T. Leeson and Christopher J. Coyne)

11.     “Private Solutions to Public Disasters: Self-Reliance and Social Resilience.” in The Economics of Natural and Unnatural Disasters, ed. William Kern (Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University Press) 2010, pp. 87-102. (co-authored with Daniel Smith)

12.     “The Ordinary Economics of an Extraordinary Crisis” in Steven Kates, ed., Macroeconomic Theory and its Failings: Alternative Perspectives on the World Financial Crisis (Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, Inc.) 2010, pp. 14-25. (co-authored w/ William Luther)

13.     “The Use of Knowledge in Economics.” in Manfred Moldaschl & Nico Stehr, eds., Wissensökonomie und Innovation:: Beiträge zur Ökonomie der Wissensgesellschaft. (Marburg: Metropolis-Verlag) 2010, pp. 77-92. (co-authored with Frederic Sautet).

14.     “An Entrepreneurial Theory of Social and Cultural Change.” in Victor Perez-Diaz, ed. Markets and Civil Society: The European Experience in Comparative Perspective. (New York: Berghahn Books), 2009, pp. 77-103 (co-authored with Chris Coyne)

15.     “Předmluva k českému vydání” in Olson, M. Vzestup a Pád Národů : Ekonomický Růst, Stagflace a Společenská Rigidita. (Prague, Czech Republic: Liberální Institut), 2008, pp. ix-xi.

16.     The Encyclopedia of Libertarianism, ed. Ronald Hamowy (Los Angeles: SAGE, 2008, pp. 133-135.), s.v. “Economics, Austrian School of.”

17.     “The Political Economy of the Philanthropic Enterprise” in Gordon E. Shockely, Peter M. Frank & Roger Stough, eds. Non-market Entrepreneurship: Interdisciplinary Approaches. (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, Inc.) 2008, 71-88. (co-authored w/ Chris Coyne)

18.     “Does Economic Development Require ‘Certain’ Property Rights?” In Sandra S. Batie & Nicholas Mercuro, eds. Alternative Institutional Structures: Evolution & Impact. (New York: Routledge) 2008, 77-90. (co-authored with J. Robert Subrick)

19.     “Entrepreneurship or Entremanureship? Digging through Romania’s Institutional Environment for Transition Lessons.” In Ben Powell, ed. Making Poor Nations Rich: Entrepreneurship and the Process of Economic Development. (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press) 2008, 223-249. (co-authored with Christopher Coyne and Peter Leeson).

20.     New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd ed., eds. Stephen Durlauf & Lawrence Blume (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008), s.v. “Spontaneous Order” (co-authored with Jennifer Dirmeyer).

21.     The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics, 2nd ed., ed. David R. Henderson (Indianapolis, IN: Liberty Fund, 2008, pp. 23-27.), s.v. “Austrian School of Economics”. Reprinted in Peter J. Boettke, ed.,Handbook on Austrian Economics (Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, forthcoming)

22.     “The Economics of Atlas Shrugged.” In Edward W. Younkins, ed., Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged: A Philosophical and Literary Companion. (Surrey, UK: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.), 2007, pp. 179-188.

23.     International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd ed., ed. William A. Darity (Farmington Hills, MI: Macmillan Reference USA, 2007), s.vv. “Dirigiste”, “Laissez-faire.”

24.     Britannica Concise Encyclopaedia. (Chicago:Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., 2007), s.v. “Economic Systems” (co-authored with Robert L. Heilbroner).

25.     “Happiness and Economics Research: Insights from Austrian and Public Choice Economics,” In Yew-Kwang Ng and Lok-Sang Ho, eds,. Happiness and Public Policy: Theory, Case Studies, and Implications (Palgrave Macmillan), 2006, pp. 89-105. (Co-authored with Christopher Coyne)

26.     “Entrepreneurial Behavior and Institutions,” in Maria Minniti, ed., The Enterpreneural Process, Volume 1. Praeger Perspectives Series. (Praeger Press) 2006, pp. 119-134. (Co-authored with Christopher Coyne)

27.     "Hayek and Market Socialism," in Edward Feser, ed., The Cambridge Companion to Hayek(Cambridge University Press), 2006, pp. 51-66

28.     "Hayek vs. the Neoclassicists: Lessons from the Socialist Calculation Debate," in, The Elgar Companion to Hayekian Economics (Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.), Norman Barry, ed., forthcoming. (co-authored Christopher Coyne and Peter Leeson)

29.     "Mises and His System: Past Work and Future Prospects,” in Steven Horwitz, ed., Biographical Dictionary of Austrian Economists. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, forthcoming. (Co-authored with Peter Leeson)

30.     “Anarchism as a Progressive Research Program in Political Economy,” in Edward Stringham, ed., Anarchy, State and Public Choice (Edward Elgar Publishing, Inc.), 2005: 206-219. Reprinted in Nuova Civiltà Delle Macchine. 2011, no. 1-2, pp. 293-310.

31.     “Concerting Entrepreneurship: An International Public Good,” in Pier Carlo Padoan and Gavin Boyd, eds., Structural Partnering for a New Atlantic Economy: Complementary Entrepreneurship for Balanced Interdependence (Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.), 2005: 199-226. (Co-authored with Christopher Coyne)

32.     "James M. Buchanan (1919-)," in, Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers (Thoemmes Press), Dan Krier and Jean Van Delinder, eds., (2005):373-377. (Co-authored with Christopher Coyne).

33.     "Friedrich Hayek (1899-1992)," in, Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers (Thoemmes Press), Dan Krier and Jean Van Delinder, eds., (2005):1075-1077. (Co-authored with Christopher Coyne).

34.     "Frank H. Knight (1885-1972)," in, Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers (Thoemmes Press), Dan Krier and Jean Van Delinder, eds., (2005):1322-1325. (Co-authored with Chris Coyne).

35.     "Swedish Influences, Austrian Advances: The Contributions of the Swedish and Austrian Schools to Market Process Theory," 2004, In, The Evolution of the Market Process: Austrian and Swedish Economics (Routledge Publishing), Michel Bellet, Sandye Gloria-Palermo and Abdallah Zouache, (Eds.), pp. 20 - 31. (Co-authored with Chris Coyne).

36.     “The Subjectivist Methodology of Austrian Economics and Dewey’s Theory of Inquiry,” (with Don Lavoie and Virgil Storr) in Elias Khalil, ed., Dewey, Pragmaticism and Economic Methodology, New York: Routledge, 2004: 327-356.

37.     “Rule of Law,” (with Ryan Oprea) in Charles Rowley and Friedrich Schneider, eds., The Encyclopedia of Public Choice, Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishing, 2003,Vol. 2, 507-510.

38.     “An Austrian Perspective on Public Choice” (with Peter Leeson) in Charles Rowley and Friedrich Schneider, eds., The Encyclopedia of Public Choice, Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishing, 2003, Vol. 2, 27-32.

39.     “The Austrian School of Economics: 1950-2000” (with Peter Leeson) in Warren Samuels, Jeff Biddle and John Davis, eds., A Companion to the History of Economic Thought, Oxford: Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2003: 445-453.

40.     “Public Choice and Socialism” (with Peter Leeson) in Charles Rowley and Friedrich Schneider, eds.,The Encyclopedia of Public Choice, Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishing, 2003, Vol. 2, 439-444.

41.     “F. A. Hayek (1899-1992),” in Encyclopedia of Conservativism (Wilmington, Del.: ISI Press, 2003): 300-303. (Co-authored with Ryan Oprea).

42.     “Making the Menu: Russia’s Recipe for Calculating Political-Economy Constraints,” in Steven Pressman, ed., Alternative Theories of the State (Brookfield, VT: Avebury Publishers, 2003), in press.

43.     “Akerlof Problems and Hayek Solutions: Local Knowledge and Self-governance in E-Commerce,” in Jack Birner, ed., Austrian Perspectives on the New Economy (London: Routledge, 2003), in press.(Co-authored with Mark Steckbeck).

44.     “Der Platz von Mises’ Nationalökonomie in der modernen Politökonomik,” in Ludwig von Mises’ Nationalökonomie (Düsseldorf, Germany: Verlag Wirtschaft und Finanzen, 2002): 35-58. [Translated into German by publisher for the reprint of Mises’ text in the “Klassiker der Nationalökonomie” series] Reprint as: "The Place of Nationalökonomie: Theorie des Handelns und Wirtschaftens in Modern Political Economy," in Peter Boettke and Peter Leeson, eds., The Legacy Of Ludwig von Mises Volume 1: Theory (Edward Elgar), 2006, pp. 79-93.

45.     "Putting the Political Back Into Political Economy," in Steve Medema and Jeff Biddle, Economics Broadly Conceived: Essays in Honor of Warren Samuels (New York: Routledge, 2001): 203-216.

46.     "F.A. Hayek as an Intellectual Historian," in Steve Medema and Warren Samuels, eds., Creating a Disciplinary Memory (New York: Routledge, 2001): 117-128.

47.     "Rational Choice and Human Agency in Economics and Sociology: Exploring the Weber-Austrian Connection," in Herbert Giersch, eds., Merits and Limits of Markets (Berlin: Springer, 1998): 53-81.

48.     "Lachmann's Policy Activism: An Austrian critique of Keynesian proclivities," in Roger Koppl and Gary Mongiovi, eds., Subjectivism and Economic Analysis: Essays in Memory of Ludwig Lachmann(London: Routledge, 1998): 163-182. (Co-authored with Steven Sullivan).

49.     "James M. Buchanan and the Rebirth of Political Economy," in Steve Pressman and Ric Holt, eds.,Against the Grain: Dissent in Economics (Aldershot, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 1998): 21-39.

50.     "Ludwig von Mises," in John Davis, Uskali Maki, Wade Hands, eds., The Handbook of Economic Methodology (Aldershot, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 1998): 534-540.

51.     "Coase, Communism, and the Black Box of the Soviet-Type Firm," in Steven Medema, ed., Coasean Economics: Law and Economics and the New Institutional Economics (Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishing, 1998): 193-207.

52.     "What is Wrong with Neoclassical Economics (And What is Still Wrong with Austrian Economics)," in Fred Foldvary, ed., Beyond Neoclassical Economics (Aldershot, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 1996): 22-40.

53.     "Credibility, the Monetary Regime, and Economic Reform in the former Soviet Union," in James Dorn and Roustem Noureev, eds., Monetary Reform in the Post-Communist Countries (Moscow: Catallaxy Press, 1995): 64-72. [In Russian].

54.     "Credibility, Commitment and Soviet Economic Reform," in Edward Lazear, ed., Economic Transition in Eastern Europe and Russia:Realities of Reform (Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution Press, 1995): 247-275.

55.     "The Failed Political Economy of Government Management in East and West," in James Dorn and Larisa Piyasheva, eds., From Plan to Market: The Future of the Post-Communist Republics(Moscow: Catallaxy Press, 1993): 295-306. [in Russian]

56.     "The Collapse of Communism in the USSR: Cold War Victory or Cold War Illusion?," in Anandi Sahu and James Paine, eds., Defense Spending and Economic Growth (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1993): 187-201.

57.     "Competition," in William Outhwaite and Tom Bottomore, eds., The Blackwell Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Social Thought (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1992): 100-103.

58.     "Entrepreneurship," in William Outhwaite and Tom Bottomore, eds., The Blackwell Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Social Thought (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1992): 196-198.

59.     "Economic Education and Social Change," in John Robbins and Mark Spangler, ed., A Man of Principle: Essays in Honor of Hans F. Sennholz (Grove City, PA: Grove City College Press, 1992): 63-74.

60.     "The Austrian Critique and the Demise of Socialism: The Soviet Case," in Richard Ebeling, ed.,Austrian Economics: Perspectives on the Past and Prospects for the Future (Hillsdale: Hillsdale College Press, 1991): 181-231.

61.     "The Reagan Regulatory Regime: Rhetoric vs. Reality," in Anandi Sahu and Ronald Tracy, ed., The Economic Legacy of the Reagan Years (New York: Praeger, 1991): 117-123.

62.     "The Business of Government and Government as a Business," in Richard H. Fink and Jack C. High, ed., A Nation in Debt: Economists Debate the Federal Budget Deficit (Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, 1987): 272-286. (Co-authored with Jerome Ellig).