Robert E. Wright

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Robert E. Wright is a Senior Research Fellow at the American Institute for Economic Research.

He is the (co)author or (co)editor of over two dozen major books, book series, and edited collections, including AIER’s The Best of Thomas Paine (2021) and Financial Exclusion (2019). He has also (co)authored numerous articles for important journals, including the American Economic ReviewBusiness History ReviewIndependent ReviewJournal of Private EnterpriseReview of Finance, and Southern Economic Review.

Robert has taught business, economics, and policy courses at Augustana University, NYU’s Stern School of Business, Temple University, the University of Virginia, and elsewhere since taking his Ph.D. in History from SUNY Buffalo in 1997.

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Articles by Robert E. Wright

How to Save California From Itself

Robert E. WrightRobert E. Wright – February 24, 2020

Are There No Alternatives to Labor Unions?

Robert E. WrightRobert E. Wright – February 11, 2020

California’s Contractor Law Violates Free Speech

Robert E. WrightRobert E. Wright – January 28, 2020

Who Is the Real Alexander Hamilton?

Robert E. WrightRobert E. Wright – January 12, 2020

Alternative Non-State Forms of Governance

Robert E. WrightRobert E. Wright – January 9, 2020

Unsung Heroes: Private Food Inspectors

Robert E. WrightRobert E. Wright – December 29, 2019

A Path Toward Getting Rid of Social Security

Robert E. WrightRobert E. Wright – December 20, 2019

Libertymás, A Holiday for the Rest of Us

Robert E. WrightRobert E. Wright – December 8, 2019
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