James A. Dorn

James A. Dorn
James A. Dorn is vice president for monetary studies, editor of the Cato Journal, senior fellow, and director of Cato’s annual monetary conference.

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The Crowding-Out Tipping Point

Increasing economic growth means shrinking government
JANUARY 19, 2015

Bigger government means slower economic growth. Has the United States reached the tipping point for economic decline?


China: Wealth but Not Freedom

APRIL 21, 2011


China’s Future

JULY 02, 2010


The Wisdom of Nien Cheng

MARCH 24, 2010


Adam Smith in China

The Momentum for Market Liberalization in China is Strong
MAY 01, 2007


U.S.-China Relations after CNOOC

China Needs Less Government and More Markets
DECEMBER 01, 2005

When the China hawks in Congress joined forces last summer with protectionists, a strong (and dangerous) coalition formed to effectively end any hopes that CNOOC Ltd., a subsidiary of the state-owned China National Offshore Oil Company, would succeed in its bid to acquire Unocal.


Why Freedom Matters

Liberty Leads to Prosperity
JULY 01, 2005


The Rule of Law and Freedom in Emerging Democracies: A Madisonian Perspective

There Is No Viable "Third Way"
AUGUST 01, 2001


Frederic Bastiat: The Primacy of Property

The State Must Return to Its Proper Role
JUNE 01, 2001


P. T. Bauer's Market-Liberal Vision

The Underdeveloped World's Best Hope
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China's Spontaneous Order

Economic Freedom Is Essential for Increasing Human Well-Being
APRIL 01, 1999


A New Monetary Universe

Market-Driven Money Would Put the Individual at the Center of a New Monetary Universe
NOVEMBER 01, 1998

Electronic money (e-money) offers the possibility of privatizing the currency and making government fiat money disappear


Free Trade and Human Rights in China

Trade Restrictions Won't Create Political Change Abroad
MAY 01, 1997


Ending Tax Socialism

A Progressive Income Tax Violates the Heart and Soul of the Constitution
NOVEMBER 01, 1996