James D. Gwartney
is Professor of Economics and holds the Gus A. Stavros Eminent Scholar Chair at Florida State University, where he directs the Gus A. Stavros Center for the Advancement of Free Enterprise and Economic Education. He is also an Adjunct Scholar of the Cato Institute. Robert A. Lawson is Professor of Economics and holds the George H. Moor Chair in the School of Management at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio. Erik Gartzke is Associate Professor of Political Science at Columbia University and a member of the Saltzman institute of War and Peace Studies.