Public Choice Economics and the Salem Witchcraft Hysteria

Authors: Mixon, Jr., Franklin G.

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Public Choice Economics and the Salem Witchcraft Hysteria provides an economics perspective on the witchcraft episode, and adds to the growing body of work analyzing prominent historical events using the tools of economics.

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Franklin G. Mixon, JR. received a PhD in economics from Auburn University in 1992. He began his academic career that same year at Southeastern Louisiana University (1992-1994). Mixon has also held academic posts at the University of Southern Mississippi (1994-2007), Auburn University (2008-2009), Mercer University (2009-2010) and Columbus State University (2010-present), where he is currently Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for Economic Education. In terms of research, Mixon s areas of interest include public choice economics, labor economics, industrial economics and sports economics. He has published in several prestigious journals, such as Applied Economics, Communications in Statistics Simulation and Computation, Economic Inquiry, Empirical Economics, Games, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Journal of Economic Perspectives, Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, Journal of World Business, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Public Choice and Souther

Table of contents (7 chapters)

  • The Political Economy of Historical Events

    Mixon, Franklin G.

    Pages 1-20

  • Puritanism and the Founding of Massachusetts Bay Colony

    Mixon, Franklin G.

    Pages 21-31

  • A Brief History of the Salem Witchcraft Phenomenon

    Mixon, Franklin G.

    Pages 32-41

  • Modern Theories of the Witchcraft in Salem

    Mixon, Franklin G.

    Pages 42-63

  • Public Choice and the Economics of Religion

    Mixon, Franklin G.

    Pages 64-74

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Public Choice Economics and the Salem Witchcraft Hysteria
Authors
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-50635-1
DOI
10.1057/9781137506351
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-50634-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-50592-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 121
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