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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 War on Cops: Where's the Evidence?

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog01/22/2018
Heather McDonald's book doesn't exactly demonstrate that a war on cops exists.
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There Is No "War on Cops"

Media and Culture

Blog10/30/2017
The number of officers being killed is going down while the number of people employed as police officers is going up.
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How Much Policing Do We Really Need?

Monopoly and Competition

Blog09/11/2017
Since police do not have to satisfy consumer preferences to stay in business, we should not be surprised that they treat us like subordinates.
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End the State's Monopoly on Policing

Big GovernmentLegal System

Blog03/29/2017
When a state possesses a monopoly on the use of force, this doesn't necessarily mean states must also monopolize police services.
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The "Washington Monument Syndrome" Strikes Again as Trump Imposes Hiring Freeze

Blog02/23/2017
In response to a hiring freeze on civilian staff — and to cause a public outcry — the Army immediately moved to cut the most popular programs.
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