Sanford Ikeda

Sanford Ikeda is a professor of economics at the State University of New York, Purchase College. He is an expert on the economy of cities, taking an Austrian School approach to the subject. He is the author of Dynamics of the Mixed Economy: Toward a Theory of Interventionism (London: Routledge, 1997) as well as articles in the Southern Economic Journal, Journal of Economics and Humane Studies, American Journal of Economics & Sociology, Cosmos + Taxis, the Review of Austrian Economics, and the Independent Review, Forbes, and others. He received a B.A. from Grove City College and a Ph.D. from New York University.


What’s the Economic Meaning of Cost?

by Sanford Ikeda on Jan 24, 2019

Often, the meaning of cost varies when you ask different people who are part of the same single transaction. 


Jacobs, Jane (1916-2006)

by Sanford Ikeda on Aug 15, 2008

Jane Jacobs was a prominent activist and writer on the subject of cities and the complex, spontaneous forces that cause cities to form and develop.


Rent Seeking

by Sanford Ikeda on Aug 15, 2008

Rent-seeking occurs when actors lobby the government for regulatory legislation that assures the actor an advantage in the market.