Christopher J. Coyne

Professor of Economics, George Mason University

Christopher J. Coyne is a Professor of Economics at George Mason University, the Associate Director of the F.A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at the Mercatus Center, and F.A. Harper Professor of Economics at the Mercatus Center. He received his Ph.D. from George Mason University. He is the co-editor of The Review of Austrian Economics and The Independent Review, and the author or co-author of Tyranny Comes Home: The Domestic Fate of U.S. Militarism; Doing Bad by Doing Good: Why Humanitarian Action Fails; Media, Development and Institutional Change; and After War: The Political Economy of Exporting Democracy. He is also the co-editor of In All Fairness: Liberty, Equality, and the Quest for Human Dignity; Exploring the Political Economy and Social Philosophy of James M. Buchanan; Interdisciplinary Studies of the Market Order: New Applications of Market Process Theory; Future: Economic Peril or Prosperity?; The Oxford Handbook of Austrian Economics; and The Handbook on the Political Economy of War. He has written numerous academic articles, book chapters, and policy studies.

Recent Research by Christopher J. Coyne

— Dec 8, 2020
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The Essential Austrian Economics is a new book, website and animated video series that explores the key tenets of the Austrian school of economics—which emphasizes the preferences and actions of individuals—in an easily accessible way. Topics include government interventionism, business cycles, the market process, economic calculation and marginal thinking.