(Non-)Standard History

by Don Boudreaux on March 30, 2010

in Antitrust, Energy, History, Myths and Fallacies

Some comments on this post wandered into the question of the actions, a century and more ago, of John D. Rockefeller and the Standard Oil company.  Here’s a paper – appearing in the Fall 1999 issue of the Antitrust Bulletin – that I co-wrote with historian Burt Folsom that contains some detailed history of Standard’s economic performance.


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