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This Article examines the political economy of the War on Drugs with particular emphasis on the unintended consequences of drug prohibition. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Supporters of the prohibition expected an increase in the sales of other products such as other beverages like juice, soda, to replace the money made from alcohol sales, but this could not be further from reality. THE POTENCY OF ILLEGAL DRUGS 89 The Economics of Potency 92 … ECONOMICS OF PROHIBITION 257 Saloon League, the chief instrumentality through which the political power of the Hobson movement is exerted, that that organization is and always has been unalterably op posed to compensation.

Mark Thornton, Assistant Professor of Economics, stated that this is no surprise since "making a product more difficult to supply will increase its price, and the quantity consumed will be less than it would have been otherwise." The lessons he draws apply not only to the period of alcohol prohibition but also to drug prohibition and any other government attempt to control consumption habits. Mark Thornton; Download full-text Read full-text. Buy Now from Mises Store. The Economics of Prohibition. Business & Economics / Industries / General Drug abuse and crime Drug control Drug traffic History / United States / 20th Century Narcotics and crime Narcotics, Control of Political Science / Political Freedom & Security / Law Enforcement Prohibition Social Science / Criminology: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan

Over time, drug prohibition and criminalization have continued, becoming what is known today as the "War on Drugs." Mark Thornton (born June 7, 1960) is an American economist of the Austrian School. Search. Economics of Prohibition.pdf. 0 Views. A THEORY OF PROHIBITION 71 The Basic Analytics of Prohibition 73 The Political Economy of Prohibition 84 4. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. It is quite apparent, therefore, that the Hobson move ment is a movement without a programme for the solution of It is conventional wisdom that alcohol prohibition failed, but the economic reasons for this failure have never been as extensively detailed or analyzed as they are in this study by Mark Thornton. The Iron Law of Prohibition At first glance, evidence suggests that the quantity of alcohol consumed did decrease. Find books Tags. He is a Senior Fellow with the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Alabama and a Research Fellow with the Independent Institute. Read full-text. Economics of Prohibition, The. In 1906, the United States instituted its first drug laws. Negative Economic Impacts of Prohibition. Economics of Prohibition.epub. Prohibition has an ever-increasing impact on our daily life. [Mark Thornton] Home. Average Rating: The lessons he draws apply not only to the period of alcohol prohibition but also to drug prohibition and any other government attempt to control consumption habits.

Free Markets Interventionism Political Theory. 0 Views. THE ORIGINS OF PROHIBITION 39 The Prohibition of Alcohol 40 National Narcotics Prohibition 56 National Marijuana Prohibition 65 3. He has written on the topic of prohibition of drugs, the economics of the American Civil War, and the "Skyscraper Index". The Economics of Prohibition | Mark Thornton | download | B–OK. The Economics of Prohibition.