Ronald Coase

A Nobel laureate in economics, Ronald Coase is best known for his papers “The Nature of the Firm” (1937) and “The Problem of Social Cost” (1960).


Coase, Ronald H. (1910-2013)

by Douglas MacKenzie on Aug 15, 2008

The work of Ronald H. Coase, most famously the concept known as Coase’s theorem, has provided insight to law, economics, and how they intersect.

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How Does Libertarianism Deal with the Problem of Pollution?

featuring Matt Zwolinski, Aaron Ross Powell, and Trevor Burrus on Mar 30, 2015

Matt Zwolinski joins us to talk about libertarianism and pollution. What does it mean for libertarians to treat pollution as a violation of property rights?

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When Markets Fail

featuring Peter Van Doren, Aaron Ross Powell, and Trevor Burrus on Dec 23, 2013

Peter Van Doren joins Aaron and Trevor to answer questions about market failure and the provision of public goods.