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Daniel J. D'Amico

Daniel J. D'Amico teaches economics at Loyola university. His new Mises Academy course, The American Prison State, begins on June 7.

The American Prison State

Mises DailyMay 5, 2011
The United States incarcerates more people than any country in the world today and throughout history. The financial costs are tremendous and rising. It is uncreative, abusive, socialistic, and robs our society and economy of vast human and material resources. It is also un-American.

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The Imprisoner's Dilemma

Audio/VideoMarch 30, 2011
Jeffrey Tucker interviews Daniel D'Amico, assistant professor of Economics at Loyola University New Orleans, and discusses Dan's ongoing research on the economics of crime and punishment. Recorded at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 29 March 2011.

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Changing the Guard: Private Prisons and the Control of Crime, Alexander Tabarrok, ed.

In this article, Daniel J. D'Amico reviews Changing the Guard: Private Prisons and the Control of Crime which was edited by Alexander Tabarrok. Volume 21, Number 2 (2007)...

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That Taco Bell Boycott

Mises DailyOctober 4, 2004
Well meaning or not, the boycott of Taco Bell by misguided activists, in the name of helping labor, is deeply ignorant and very destructive, writes Daniel D'Amico.

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Student Government Blues

JournalsSeptember 1, 2004
Colleges offer their students a taste of reality by simulating the political atmosphere of society with the presence of student government associations (SGAs). The election process succeeds in mimicking many aspects of real political campaigns: the cutthroat environment of campaign promises...

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