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Daniel J. D'Amico

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Daniel J. D'Amico teaches economics at Loyola university. His has a Mises Academy course, The American Prison State.

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Review of The Social Order of the Underworld by David Skarbek

Media and Culture

08/27/2015Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Prison gangs have emerged in recent decades to provide security, property enforcement, and conflict adjudication when formal government enforcers explicitly failed to provide such for inmates behind bars.
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The American Prison State

The Police StateOther Schools of Thought

05/05/2011Mises Daily Articles
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

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 March 29th, 2011.
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That Taco Bell Boycott

U.S. EconomyPricesValue and Exchange

10/04/2004Mises Daily Articles
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


09/01/2004The Free Market
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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