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Justin Murray

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Justin Murray received his MBA in 2014 from the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland.

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Are Harsh Sentencing Laws Driving Up Homicide Rates?

Legal SystemThe Police StateU.S. Economy

02/08/2016Audio/Video
The United States is notable for incarcerating a very large portion of its population compared to other countries. Surprisingly, this may increase homicide rates and lead to enclaves of ex-cons which would help explain why so many homicide victims have criminal records, writes Justin Murray.
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Are Harsh Sentencing Laws Driving Up Homicide Rates?

Legal SystemThe Police StatePolitical Theory

02/02/2016Mises Wire
The United States is notable for incarcerating a very large portion of its population compared to other countries. Surprisingly, this may increase homicide rates and lead to enclaves of ex-cons which would help explain why so many homicide victims have criminal records.
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With Mass Shootings, the State Makes Us Less Safe

Legal SystemThe Police StateWorld History

11/25/2015Mises Wire
President Obama has claimed that mass shootings do not occur in other countries. But, the data is clear that they do happen other places, and in places with stringent gun control laws. Worldwide, the state fails to keep its citizens safe.
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Governments Give Migrants a Disastrous Mix of Social Welfare and Bureaucracy

Global EconomyLegal SystemWar and Foreign Policy

09/14/2015Mises Wire
Refugees no longer stop at the nearest safe haven, but instead are lured into enduring hazardous black-market journeys for a welfare-state payoff. At the same time, states offer high fees and reams of paperwork for those seeking legal passage.
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In Greece, Reliance on Public Funds Is the Central Problem

Big GovernmentGlobal EconomyTaxes and Spending

08/05/2015Mises Wire
The data shows that many Greek workers work for long hours, and some labor data suggests the Greek economy must be fine. But a closer look shows that hard work isn't enough when many others live off the productivity of the working few.
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