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Dr. James BUCHANAN Advisory General Director, Center for Study of Public Choice Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia 22030 University Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics and Philosophy, Virginia Polytechnic and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia 24063


1948 University of Chicago Ph.D.
1941 University of Tennessee M.A.
1940 Middle Tennessee State College B.S.
 Past Positions
1969-1983 Virgina Polytechnic Institute
1968-1969 University of California, Los Angeles
1956-1968 University of Virginia


Politics by Principle, Not Interest with R. Congleton, Cambridge University Press, 1998
Post-Socialist Political Economy, Edward Elgar, 1997
The Return to Increasing Returns with Y. Yoon (eds.), University of Michigan Press, 1994
Ethics and Economic Progress. University of Chicago Press, 1992
The Economics and the Ethics of Constitutional Order. University of Michigan Press, 1987
The Calculus of Consent: Logical Foundations of Constitutional Democracy. With Gordon Tullock. 1962
Cost and Choice. 1969
The Limits of Liberty. 1975
Liberty, Market and State. 1985
Better than Plowing and Other Personal Essays. Autobiography. 1992


Alfred Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics, 1986
Alumni Academic Hall of Fame, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1999
Distinguished Senior Fellow, Law and Economics Center, George Mason University, 1997
Lifetime Achievement Award, Templeton Honor Rolls, 1997
Honorary Professorship, Universidad del Pacifico, Lima, Peru 1996