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Tate Fegley

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Tate Fegley is a Postdoctoral Associate at the Center for Governance and Markets at the University of Pittsburgh. Research Fellow at the Independent Institute. He received his Ph.D. in economics from George Mason University, and he has a B.A. in economics, B.S. in criminal justice, and M.A. in criminal justice from Boise State University. He was a Mises Institute Fellow in 2015, 2016, and 2018, and winner of the 2018 Grant Aldrich Prize for Best Graduate Student paper at the Austrian Economics Research Confernce. His CV can be found at TateFegley.com

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Understanding the "Private" in "Private Security"

Legal System

Blog06/17/2021

Ultimately, we are responsible for ensuring our own security and our incentives are aligned with those of third parties with whom we can contract to assist us. In this regard, security is no different than many other desirable things. 

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Private Security Apps May Be the Future of Neighborhood Policing

Legal System

06/07/2021Mises Media
We're beginning to see some early attempts by private firms to provide simple, affordable private security beyond wealthy or corporate clients.
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Private Security Apps May Be the Future of Neighborhood Policing

Legal System

Blog05/31/2021

We're beginning to see some early attempts by private firms to provide simple, affordable private security beyond wealthy or corporate clients. 

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Rothbard's Underappreciated Contributions to Public Goods Analysis

Taxes and SpendingSubjectivismValue and Exchange

03/06/2021Mises Media
The assertion that “tax-financed public goods can make us all better off” is just that: an assertion. As Rothbard showed, there is no reason to just assume consumers would pay for these amenities were they not forced to through taxation.
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Even without "Qualified Immunity," It Won't Be Easy to Prove When Police Are Abusive

LawU.S. History

03/04/2021Mises Media
When police ineptly scanned a car's license plate and wrongly decided the car was stolen, they proceeded to force a group of children to the ground at gunpoint. Will this qualify as a rights violation if "qualified immunity" is absent? The courts will decide.
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