College of Humanities and Social Sciences
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Christopher Coyne

Christopher Coyne

Christopher Coyne

Associate Professor

Austrian economics, development economics, political economy

Christopher Coyne is an Associate Professor of Economics at George Mason University and the Associate Director of the F. A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at the Mercatus Center. He is the Co-Editor of The Review of Austrian Economics, The Independent Review, and Advances in Austrian Economics. He also serves as the Book Review Editor for Public Choice. In 2008, Coyne was named the Hayek Visiting Fellow at the London School of Economics, and in 2010 he was a Visiting Scholar at the Social Philosophy & Policy Center at Bowling Green State University. 

Professor Coyne’s personal web page is www.ccoyne.com.

Selected Publications

Books

Perfecting Tyranny: Foreign Intervention and the Loss of Liberty at Home (under contract with Stanford University Press)

Doing Bad by Doing Good: Why Humanitarian Action Fails (2013, Stanford University Press)

Media, Development and Institutional Change (2009, Edward Elgar Publishing)

After War: The Political Economy of Exporting Democracy (2007, Stanford University Press)

Edited Books

The Oxford Handbook of Austrian Economics (2015, Oxford University Press) (co-edited with Peter J. Boettke)

Flaws and Ceilings: Price Controls and the Damage They Cause (2015, London: Institute for Economic Affairs) (with R. Coyne)

The Handbook on the Political Economy of War (2011, Edward Elgar Publishing) (w R. Mathers)

For a complete listing of Professor Coyne's publications, please refer to his personal website www.ccoyne.com.

Dissertations Supervised

Thomas Duncan, Economizing Defense: Economics of the Military-Industrial Complex (2013)

Jayme S. Lemke, The Political Economy of Gender Disparity in Law (2013)

Homa Saleh, Three Essays on Institutional Change in Afghanistan (2013)

Charity-Joy Acchiardo, Power, Philanthropy, and Prestige: Three Essays on the Economics of Non-priced Environments (2013)

Abigail R. Hall, The Political Economy of Drones (2015)

Alexander C. Cartwright, Three Essays in Law & Economics (2017)

Byron B. Carson, The Political Economy of Epidemiology (2017)

Caleb Fuller, Three Essays on the Economics of Digital Privacy (2017)