Peter T. Leeson


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in The United States
July 29, 1979

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The Invisible Hook: The Hid...

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WTF?!: An Economic Tour of ...

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Anarchy Unbound: Why Self-G...

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The Secrets of Pirate Manag...

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“cooked alive or forced to eat the severed ears from their own heads”
Peter T. Leeson, The Invisible Hook: The Hidden Economics of Pirates

“although a properly constrained government may be superior to statelessness, it doesn't follow that any government is superior to no government all. If a state is highly predatory and its behavior goes unchecked, government may not only fail to add to social welfare; it may reduce welfare below its level under anarchy.”
Peter T. Leeson, Anarchy Unbound: Why Self-Governance Works Better Than You Think

“clearly could. Nor is this to say that Somalia is better off stateless than it would be under any government. A constitutionally constrained state with limited powers to do harm but strong enough to support the private sector may very well do more for Somalia than statelessness can. Further, Somalia's improvement under anarchy doesn't tell”
Peter T. Leeson, Anarchy Unbound: Why Self-Governance Works Better Than You Think

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