Arnold, Roger A. “Hayek and Institutional Evolution.” The Journal of Libertarian Studies 4, no. 4 (Fall 1980): 341–352.
“Casual observation of the last thirty years or so indicates that the role government plays in the lives of individuals has been increasing. Within the internal structure of government there are a number of reasons for this, but perhaps the overriding factor that has given way to this state of affairs is the fact that a large part of the public looks to the government as the ultimate ‘problem solver.’ Political entrepreneurs have been quick to respond.”
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