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Wednesday, March 10, 2010

ADAM SMITH, THE ROLE OF GOVERNMENT IN MARKET-ECONOMIES, AND LIBERAL PEACE THEORY

Today's Buggy Topic Consists Of . . .

. . . Two lengthy posts on the wise-ranging subjects mentioned above --- with an extensive discussion in the 2nd post of Smith's attack on empire-building and the recent work by international relations scholars on how the combination of rule-based free trade, market-economies and democracy, and regional and global institutions like WTO, World Bank, the EU, NAFTA, and NATO contribute to peace.  Click here for the buggy stuff.