01/28/13 – Christopher Coyne – The Scott Horton Show

by | Jan 28, 2013 | Interviews | 3 comments

Christopher Coyne, associate professor of economics at George Mason University, discusses his paper “The Overlooked Costs of the Permanent War Economy [PDF];” how military spending wastes resources (money, materials and human ingenuity); the downside of increased efficiency in warfare; the socialist nature of the military; and why centrally planned economies ultimately collapse.

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