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The Hi-Tech Hayekians and the Cypherpunks

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Reason has released the first of a four part series on the hi-tech Hayekians and the cypherpunk movement. As Tyler already mentioned, Don Lavoie at GMU played an early role in bringing economics and computer scientists together. I was at a few of the first seminars with Lavoie and people like Mark Miller, although it took decades for me to realize how far Lavoie was ahead of his time. The post The Hi-Tech Hayekians and the Cypherpunks appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.

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Reason has released the first of a four part series on the hi-tech Hayekians and the cypherpunk movement. As Tyler already mentioned, Don Lavoie at GMU played an early role in bringing economics and computer scientists together. I was at a few of the first seminars with Lavoie and people like Mark Miller, although it took decades for me to realize how far Lavoie was ahead of his time.

The post The Hi-Tech Hayekians and the Cypherpunks appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.

Alex Tabarrok
Alex Tabarrok is Bartley J. Madden Chair in Economics at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University and a professor of economics at George Mason University. He specializes in patent-system reform, the effectiveness of bounty hunters compared to the police, how judicial elections bias judges, and how local poverty rates impact trial decisions by juries. He also examines methods for increasing the supply of human organs for transplant, the regulation of pharmaceuticals by the FDA, and voting systems.

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