George C. Leef

George C. Leef

George Leef is the former book review editor of The Freeman. He is director of research at the John W. Pope Center for Higher Education Policy.

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What LeBron Can Teach You about Economics

Econ is everywhere — why can't it be popular?
APRIL 14, 2015

In Popular Economics, readers learn the economic way of thinking through sports, culture, and Downton Abbey.



Obamacare victimizes Americans, but politics means never having to say you’re sorry
FEBRUARY 27, 2014

The President has offered pseudo-apologies for inflicting a disaster on Americans. Don't hold your breath waiting for much more.


Neighborhood Effects or Culture Rot?

What did Milton Friedman say on the question of college subsidies?
SEPTEMBER 16, 2013

At one time, Friedman thought higher education should be subsidized for its neighborhood effects. He later changed his mind.


The Enterprise of Law: Justice Without the State

DECEMBER 06, 2012

A review of The Enterprise of Law: Justice Without the State, by Bruce Benson


Rehabilitating Lochner

APRIL 26, 2012


George Leef's Top Ten

Best books reviewed in The Freeman in 2011.
DECEMBER 29, 2011

And the best books reviewed in The Freeman in 2011 are . . .


Libertarianism Today

OCTOBER 26, 2011
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