November 1, 1991

Responses to Rothman

Constitutional Erosion Caused Capitalist Decay
  • Peter J. Boettke

    Director, F. A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
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The author argues that the decay of liberal capitalism is the consequence of social rules that leave unconstrained the unwarranted intrusion of government into our economic affairs and reward leaders who can succeed in this process of power politics.

Citation: “Constitutional Erosion Caused Capitalist Decay,” The World and I (November 1991) 540-542.