Gary Chartier

gary.chartier@gmail.com

Gary Chartier is a professor of law and business ethics and associate dean of the Tom and Vi Zapara School of Business at La Sierra University in Riverside, California. He is the author of Anarchy and Legal Order: Law and Politics for a Stateless Society, published by Cambridge University Press.

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In Us We Trust?

David Rose argues that trust is a prerequisite of economic growth

MARCH 07, 2014 by GARY CHARTIER

Trade thrives on trust between strangers. A society without strong, internalized preferences for being trustworthy is unlikely to be a wealthy one.

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Markets Not Capitalism

JANUARY 09, 2013 by MATT ZWOLINSKI

Matt Zwolinski reviews Markets Not Capitalism, edited by Gary Chartier and Charles W. Johnson

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December 2014

Unfortunately, educating people about phenomena that are counterintuitive, not-so-easy to remember, and suggest our individual lack of human control (for starters) can seem like an uphill battle in the war of ideas. So we sally forth into a kind of wilderness, an economic fairyland. We are myth busters in a world where people crave myths more than reality. Why do they so readily embrace untruth? Primarily because the immediate costs of doing so are so low and the psychic benefits are so high.
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