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Tate Fegley

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Tate Fegley was a 2016 Mises Institute Fellow. He is currently a graduate student at George Mason University.

Research areas: economics of scale in small police departments; community vs. private policing; the productive structure of a truly free market; the effects of police unions on legal repercussions of misconduct

Current affiliation: PhD student in economics at George Mason University

Future plans:

Previous Mises Institute events: Mises University 2010; Rothbard Graduate Seminar 2015

Comments:

I had the fortune of attending Mises University in the summer of 2010. I am not exaggerating in saying that it was one of the best weeks of my life. I had felt intellectually lonely during most of my undergraduate years, but Mises U allowed me to connect with others interested in Austrian economics and libertarianism (and subsequently connected me with a professor and a group of students at my university who were studying Austrian thought).

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There Is No "War on Cops"

Media and Culture

Blog10/30/2017
The number of officers being killed is going down while the number of people employed as police officers is going up.

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How Much Policing Do We Really Need?

Monopoly and Competition

Blog09/11/2017
Since police do not have to satisfy consumer preferences to stay in business, we should not be surprised that they treat us like subordinates.

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End the State's Monopoly on Policing

Big GovernmentLegal System

Blog03/29/2017
When a state possesses a monopoly on the use of force, this doesn't necessarily mean states must also monopolize police services.

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The "Washington Monument Syndrome" Strikes Again as Trump Imposes Hiring Freeze

Blog02/23/2017
In response to a hiring freeze on civilian staff — and to cause a public outcry — the Army immediately moved to cut the most popular programs.

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The App Store Renders Government Irrelevant

Big GovernmentLegal SystemEntrepreneurship

In the wake of government's do-nothing stance on preventing phone scams, there's a new private app for blocking abusive phone calls.

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