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Gordon Tullock

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Gordon Tullock

Gordon Tullock (1922–2014) was Professor Emeritus of Law at George Mason University. Tullock was born and raised in Rockford, Illinois, and earned his J.D. from the University of Chicago. A prolific political economist, Tullock authored sev­eral books, among them The Calculus of Consent (with James M. Buchanan), The Politics of Bureaucracy, The Organization of Inquiry, and The Economics of Non-Human Societies; a ten-volume collec­tion of his Selected Works was published by Liberty Fund in 2004–2006. Tullock’s many notable activities included his founding and longtime editorship of the journal Public Choice. As of September 2016, his Google Scholar page (link) showed over 39,000 citations.