Peter T. Leeson, WTF?!: An economic tour of the weird

Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2017. xiv + 264 pages. $27.95 (paperback)


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Hoover InstitutionStanford UniversityStanfordUSA
  2. 2.Center for Study of Public ChoiceGeorge Mason UniversityFairfaxUSA

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