Harvard economist Jeffrey Miron is probably best known for his influential 2005 study The Budgetary Implications of Marijuana Prohibition, which laid out in plain detail the high costs and low benefits of keeping pot illegal. During the financial crisis, Miron was one of the most eloquent and insistent voices opposing government bailouts at all levels.
Now Miron has produced Libertarianism From A to Z, an encyclopedic look at everything from abortion to zoos from an angle consistent with classical liberal thought and insights. Miron's book, which covers tough issues such as civil rights legislation, immigration policy, and much more, is simultaneously provocative and engaging.
Reason.tv's Nick Gillespie spoke with Miron in Reason's DC HQ; shot by Merdith Bragg and Dan Hayes; edited by Hayes.
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