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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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The Disutility of Labor

Production Theory

12/08/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Leisure (the state of not engaging in labor) is a necessary complementary good for consuming other goods. As such, leisure’s status as a consumer good is a priori true, not an empirical assumption.
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Want to Reduce the Trade Deficit? Cut Government Spending.

Protectionism and Free TradeTaxes and Spending

11/14/2020Mises Media
A trade deficit isn't actual evidence that anything is wrong. But if it were, one of the best things to do would be to reduce government spending. Unfortunately, politicians disagree.
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Want to Reduce the Trade Deficit? Cut Government Spending.

Protectionism and Free TradeTaxes and Spending

Blog11/11/2020

A trade deficit isn't actual evidence that anything is wrong. But if it were, one of the best things to do would be to reduce government spending. Unfortunately, politicians disagree. 

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How Government-Owned Streets Prevent Effective Law Enforcement

The Police StatePrivate Property

09/17/2020Mises Media
“Taking back the streets” ought to mean privatizing them and enabling property owners to defend their property. This would be the surest way to end the riots.
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How Government-Owned Streets Prevent Effective Law Enforcement

The Police StatePrivate Property

Blog09/12/2020

“Taking back the streets” ought to mean privatizing them and enabling property owners to defend their property. This would be the surest way to end the riots.

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