Eric Daniels's Articles
Economics, Politics & Rights, Reviews
Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire by Rebecca Henderson
Eric Daniels July 23, 2020
Although Henderson promises to demonstrate how a “reimagined capitalism” might “rescue a world on fire,” her book does not correctly identify capitalism, never mind reimagine it.
Politics & Rights
Why “Big Government” is Not the Problem
Eric Daniels February 20, 2013
Surveys various problems inherent in focusing on the non-essential characteristic of government’s size rather than on the truly essential characteristic of whether and to what extent government protects or violates individual rights.
Economics, Politics & Rights
Antitrust with a Vengeance: The Obama Administration’s Anti-Business Cudgel
Eric Daniels November 20, 2009
Zeros in on the arbitrary, rights-violating nature of antitrust law; surveys the Obama administration’s efforts to bolster antitrust enforcement; considers the unprincipled arguments put forth by today’s most vocal opponents of antitrust; and calls for Americans to take a principled, rights-based stand—not only against the administration’s reinvigorated antitrust assault, but against antitrust law as such.
Review: Animal Spirits, by George A. Akerlof and Robert J. Shiller
Eric Daniels May 20, 2009
Eric Daniels reviews Animal Spirits: How Human Psychology Drives the Economy, and Why It Matters for Global Capitalism, by George A. Akerlof and Robert J. Shiller.
Review: New Deal or Raw Deal?, by Burton Folsom Jr.
Eric Daniels November 20, 2008
Eric Daniels reviews New Deal or Raw Deal? How FDR’s Economic Legacy Has Damaged America, by Burton Folsom Jr.
Review: The Tyranny of the Market, by Joel Waldfogel
Eric Daniels reviews The Tyranny of the Market: Why You Can't Always Get What You Want, by Joel Waldfogel.
Review: Nudge, by Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein
Eric Daniels reviews Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness, by Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein
Politics & Rights
Deeper Than Kelo: The Roots of the Property Rights Crisis
Surveys the pivotal historic events that paved the way for today's flagrant violations of property rights in America, documents the United States Supreme Court's indifference to and complicity in the crimes in question, and indicates the solution to the crisis.