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Academic Journals and Scholarly Publications

DateTitleLink
Forthcoming 2014 or 2015“Rare coin grading: A case of market-based regulation”, Cato Journal
May 2014“Theory Review: Does Fire Safety regulation Work? Lessons from Turin, Italy”, Planning Theory, vol. 13, no. 2 (May), pp. 189-209.
November 2013"Does Fire Safety Regulation Work? Lessons from Turin, Italy", Economia dei Servizi: Mercati, Istituzioni, Management, vol. 8, no. 1 (January-April), pp. 29-56.
October 2013“The Effectiveness of Delhi's Fire Safety Regulation amidst Poverty, Ignorance, Corruption and Non-compliance”, Economic Affairs, vol. 33, no. 3, pp. 361–378.
January 2013“The Enterprise of Fire Safety Services in Lagos, Nigeria”, Independent Review, vol. 17, no. 3 (Winter), pp. 379-414. See the online journal page
September 2012“Book Review of Back on the Road to Serfdom: The Resurgence of Statism (2011) by Thomas E. Woods, Jr.," Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, vol. 24, pp. 209-212. See the journal's page listing all book reviews.
December 2009“Análisis del Nivel Educacional de la Población de la Nueva Región de los Ríos, A Través de una Comparación Intercensal (1992-2002): Una Miranda a las Oportunidades”, with Juan Carlos Miranda, Patricia Leichtle and Francisca Montollo, Estudios Pedagogicos, vol. 35, no. 2, pp. 105-122. See the online journal page the alternate page
September 2009“Book Review of Economics in Christian Perspective: Theory, Policy and Life Choices (2007) by Victor V. Claar and Robin J. Klay”, Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, vol. 21, pp. 186-188. See the journal's page listing all book reviews.
September 1999“Market Provision of Highways: Lessons from Costanera Norte”, Planning and Markets, vol. 2, no. 1 See the online journal page or view the article online
September 2000“Fire Safety and Building Regulation in Eastern Santiago, Chile”, Planning and Markets, vol. 3, no. 1 See a report on the article by El Mercurio on this page. See the online journal page or view the article online.
1999“Allodialism as Economic Policy”, 1999, Commentaries on Law & Economics, vol. 3Click here to read the abstract
September 2003“Abortion Policy and the Market”, Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, vol. 15. Re improving the Futures-of-Value thesis and the pro-life position with market failure theory and Julian Simon's thesis.Click here to read the paper.
September 2004“Book Review of The Market Driven Church (2004) by Udo Middelmann”, Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, vol. 16, pp. 204-205. See the journal's page listing all book reviews.
1998“Siegan brought Up-to-Date: A Critical View of the Expansion of Zoning in Santiago”, Working papers series of the Mises Institute. PDF link
1998“A Note on Altering Regulation of Higher Education in Chile”, The Spanish translation was published as “Modificaciones a la Regulación de la Educación Superior en Chile”, Serie Informe Social of Instituto Libertad y Desarrollo, Santiago, Chile, no. 56, December 1999, pp. 1-35.
2000“Price Disparity and Imperfect Information in Major Supermarkets in Santiago, Chile” (unpublished manuscript)
2000“Murray N. Rothbard and Israel M. Kirzner: Recent "Deans" of the Modern Austrian School of Economics” A compendium compiled and edited by Dr. Cobin under the auspices of Centro de Estudios Públicos, Santiago, Chile in order to provide Spanish speakers with access to some key portions of the work of Murray Rothbard and Israel Kirzner. The English version is on the Working papers page of the Mises Institute.
2001“James M. Buchanan and Gordon Tullock: A Compendium of a Half Century of Thought” A compendium compiled and edited by Dr. Cobin under the auspices of Centro de Estudios Públicos, Santiago, Chile in order to provide Spanish speakers with access to some key portions of the "public choice" work of James M. Buchanan and Gordon Tullock. Was to be published in Spanish in Estudios Públicos in 2001. English version is on the Buchanan Project page.
1987“Spurgeon's View of Preaching”, Banner of Truth, vol. 310, pp.18-23. English version is on the index page.


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Letters to the editor in Chilean newspapers well over 1,000 published since 2009

The Times Examiner weekly column

DateTitleLinkAudio FileSpanish Trans.
June 9, 2004“Dealing with Growth (and Central Planners)”Read it online
June 23, 2004“The Real Problem with the FTAA and Immigration”Read it online
June 30, 2004“Finally A True Right Wing Presidential Candidate (Michael Badnarik)”Read it online
July 7, 2004“Environmental Quackery”Read it online
July 14, 2004“Recycling Idiocy”Read it online
August 4, 2004“Marriage Amendment Muddle”Read it online
August 11, 2004“Water Shortage?”Read it online
August 18, 2004“Blaming Everything (Even Floods) on Growth”Read it online
August 25, 2004“Chemical Warfare: the Misery of Environmentalism”Read it online
September 1, 2004“Alternative Energy Is Not Viable”Read it online
September 8, 2004“The Global Warming Myth”Read it online
September 15, 2004“The Overpopulation Myth”Read it onlineespañol
September 22, 2004“Are We Running Out of Natural Resources?”Read it onlineespañol
September 29, 2004“Pollution Is Not Getting Worse”Read it online
October 2004“Rogue Judge Falsely Imprisons Man for Eight Months”
[published in The Truth Newspaper, vol. 1, issue 12, and elsewhere online]
Read it online
October 13, 2004“Government Perpetuates Smog”Read it online
October 20, 2004“The Power of Homeschooling Mothers”Read it onlineespañol
October 27, 2004“Homeschooling Is a Doable Alternative”Read it onlineespañol
November 3, 2004“Privatizing Social Security Via the Macabre”Read it online
November 10, 2004“Pragmatism Is Not a Third Party Principle”Read it online
November 17, 2004“The Clay-Hamilton-Lincoln Cult Resurgence Within Conservatism”Read it onlineaudio
November 24, 2004“Ciudad del Este: A Free-Market Spectacle”Read it online
December 1, 2004“Free-Market Solutions for Immigration Problems”Read it onlineaudio
December 8, 2004“Patriot Act Havoc Yields TSA Hassles”Read it online
December 15, 2004“Christian Radio Station Loses Its Savor”Read it online
December 22, 2004“CP Ideas vs. Pro-Life LP Ideas”Read it online
December 29, 2004“Our Enemy, the Government School”Read it onlineespañolescuchar
January 5, 2005“Drugs and Perverse Incentives”Read it onlineaudio
January 10, 2005“Financial Planning with the "Right" Perspective”Read it online
January 12, 2005“Government Aid for Tsunami Victims Is Wrong”Read it onlineaudioespañol
January 19, 2005“Government vs. the State”Read it onlineaudioespañol
January 26, 2005“Why License Marriages?”Read it onlineaudio
February 2, 2005“Covenant Marriage Concerns”Read it onlineaudio
February 9, 2005“The Lottery Is the Best Tax”Read it onlineaudioespañol
February 16, 2005“Are State Lotteries Immoral? (Part 1)”Read it onlineaudio
February 23, 2005“Are State Lotteries Immoral? (Part 2)”Read it onlineaudio
March 2, 2005“Give Parents Their Proper Charge”Read it onlineaudioespañol
March 9, 2005“A Liberty Alternative to the PPIC Act”Read it onlineaudio
March 16, 2005“What Is a 'Neoconservative'?”Read it onlineaudio
March 23, 2005 thru May 4, 2005“Christian Views on Rebellion” (in 7 Parts)Read it onlineaudio
May 11, 2005 thru May 18, 2005“Christians and Self-Defense against Criminals—Including the State” (in 2 Parts)Read it onlineaudioespañol
May 25, 2005 thru June 1, 2005“The Divine Ordination of State Criminals and Legalized Crime” (in 2 Parts)Read it onlineaudio
June 8, 2005 thru June 15, 2005“Public Policy Theology in Historical Context” (in 2 Parts)Read it onlineaudio
June 22, 2005 thru July 6, 2005“The Second Amendment and Public Policy Theology” (in 3 Parts)Read it onlineaudio
July 13, 2005 thru July 27, 2005“Rights, Just War, and Public Policy Theology” (in 3 Parts)Read it onlineaudio
August 3, 2005“Libertarian Social Policy”Read it onlineaudio
August 10, 2005 thru August 24, 2005“The Theology of Public Policies of Enslavement” (in 3 Parts)Read it onlineaudio
August 31, 2005 thru September 28, 2005“The Theology of Nations and Nationalism” (in 5 Parts)Read it onlineaudio
October 5, 2005 thru October 19, 2005“The Nature of the State” (in 3 Parts)Read it onlineaudio
October 26, 2005 thru November 2, 2005“Christian Civic Duty in America” (in 2 Parts)Read it onlineaudio
November 9, 2005 thru November 16, 2005“The Christian Fight for Peace” (in 2 Parts)Read it onlineaudio
November 23, 2005 thru November 30, 2005“Self-Interested Political Actors” (in 2 Parts)Read it onlineaudio
December 7, 2005 thru December 14, 2005“Tyranny of the FCC” (in 2 Parts)Read it onlineaudio
December 21, 2005 thru December 28, 2005“Christianity and Torture” (in 2 Parts)Read it onlineaudio
January 4, 2006 thru January 11, 2006“Brave New Singapore” (in 2 Parts)Read it onlineaudio
January 18, 2006 thru January 25, 2006“Hong Kong and Macau: Icons of Freedom” (in 2 Parts)Read it onlineaudio
February 1, 2006 thru February 8, 2006“Thailand: Friendly, Fun, and Becoming Less Free” (in 2 Parts)Read it onlineaudio
February 15, 2006 thru February 22, 2006“Is Rebellion against Rulers Rebellion against God?” (in 2 Parts)Read it onlineaudio
March 1, 2006“Adversity Makes Strange Bedfellows”Read it onlineaudio
March 8, 2006 thru March 22, 2006“Extremists Are Too Hot for Modern Churches to Handle” (in 3 Parts)Read it onlineaudio
March 29, 2006“Of Republicrats and Demublicans”Read it onlineaudio
April 12, 2006“Outsourcing Bob Inglis: The Tragic Saga of a Liberal Republican”Read it onlineaudio
April 19, 2006“Big Brother Bob Inglis”Read it onlineaudio
August 1, 2006“Privatizing U.S. Border Offers a Good Solution”
[published in The Greenville News, page 7A]
Read it onlineaudio
August 30, 2006“Are You Sick of Paying $3 for Gas?”
[written for The Greenville News, editorial page ]
Read it onlineaudio
September 5, 2006“Your Congressman and Abortion”
[written for The Greenville News, editorial page ]
Read it onlineaudio
September 25, 2006“Proverbs Women”Read it onlineaudioespañol
August 9, 2007“What about the Onslaught of Hurricanes?”Read it onlinecoming
August 13, 2007“Mothers Who Kill Their Kids”Read it onlinecoming

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Columns in Other Newspapers

DateTitleLink
June 2000Letter to the Editor of Liberty magazine defending homeschoolingRead it online
February 2000“Los Nuevos Presidentes Socialistas”published in various papers in Latin America: GESTIÓN, the newspaper of economics and business, Lima, Perú, February 3, 2000, "Opinion" section; La Prensa, Managua, Nicaraugua, February 4, 2000, "Opinion" section; and in El Panamá América, Panamá, February 5, 2000, "Opinion" section. Click here to read it (Spanish).
September 1, 1997“Teoria de Elección Pública”El Mercurio (Santiago, Chile), page A2
February 1999“Will They Now Crucify the Man Who Rescued Chile?” [co-authored with Karen Araujo]Liberty. It can be seen at Liberty's home page and read by clicking here]. Also see the interview (in Italian) with Dr. Cobin by Interazione about the Pinochet case: "dagli Usa per riabilitare il 'criminale' Pinochet" by Alberto Mingardi (February 2000).
July 1989“Spurgeon's View of Preaching”The Banner of Truth, pages 18-23.
2009Letters to the EditorMany Chilean Newspapers.

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Court Briefs re Income Taxes

Court Brief Notice No Income Tax Liability Underlying Legal Basis

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Policy of Liberty Position Papers

YearTitle
2000“Is New Zealand Really the 3rd Freest Place in the World?” Business Quest
2000“¿Es Realmente Nueva Zelandia el Tercer País más Libre en el Mundo?” Portada, no. 59, April, pp. 14-18.
1999“El Aborto y la Teoría del Fracaso del Mercado” Portada, vol. 30, no. 56, December, pp. 28-32.
1999“Abortion and Market Failure Theory”
2000“Rape in a Free Market”
2000“The Andean Altiplano: Lessons for the Mises-Tullock View of Development”
2002“A Case for Evangelical Covenant Marriage”, March
2000“Faculty and Universities in a Free Market(Chile): Comment by a Fallen Free Market Academic”, May 15
2003“Bare, Beer, Baby Ruth and Blessings” [re: Christians playing the lottery], January
1995“The Economics of Referendum 48 for the Common Person,”The Washington Institute for Policy Studies, Seattle, Wash., October

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