TITLE

LIBERTARIAN PATERNALISM IS AN OXYMORON

AUTHOR(S)
Mitchell, Gregory
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Northwestern University Law Review;Spring2005, Vol. 99 Issue 3, p1245
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the implications of the use of libertarian paternalism by a government in regulating irrational behavior. Evitability of choice-framing paternalism; Background on a libertarian system of rights; Application of a libertarian approach to choice-framing paternalism to maximize liberty; Redistributive consequences of libertarian paternalism.
ACCESSION #
17706479

 

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