"Makes a strong case for the abolition [of alcohol beverage monopolies]. Anyone interested in markets will find this book fascinating." -- Gordon Tullock, professor of law and economics, George Mason University
"Provides a lucid summary of the economics and politics underlying these counterproductive laws. . . . of signal value to millions of consumers." -- William F. Sughart II, Barnard Distinguished Professor of Economics, University of Mississippi
About the Author
Douglas Glen Whitman is research fellow at The Independent Institute and assistant professor of economics at California State University at Northridge. He received his PhD in economics from New York University and has taught at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University. His articles have appeared in such scholarly journals as Journal of Legal Studies, Critical Review, and Constitutional Political Economy.