Institutional Analysis

Institutional Analysis

Research

Dwight M. Jaffee, Arnold Kling, Peter Wallison, Lawrence J. White, Michael Lea,, Edward Glaeser | Feb 29, 2012
This research compendium presents a variety of articles that discuss the problems with housing finance in the U.S. and presents alternative reforms to the current GSE model.
James Broughel, Jerry Ellig | Feb 21, 2012
This Mercatus on Policy shows how regulatory process reforms should require agencies to thoroughly analyze alternatives and publish that analysis for public comment before they propose a regulation.
Richard Williams, Mark Adams | Feb 08, 2012
This paper shows how regulators can make Americans safer by writing clear, simpler rules and eliminating ineffective regulations.
Richard Williams, Sherzod Abdukadirov | Feb 07, 2012
This paper proposes a cornerstone of foundational reforms on which to build comprehensive regulatory reform.
Benjamin J. VanMetre, Joshua C. Hall, Richard K. Vedder | Jan 2012
This article argues a new approach to immigration in that visas should not be allocated based on arbitrary political criteria but instead through the price system.
Scott Beaulier, Peter J. Boettke | Aug 05, 2011
This policy brief discusses the United States' ongoing cycle of debt and deficits.

Testimony & Comments

Speeches & Presentations

Expert Commentary

Charts

Experts

Paul Dragos Aligica is a senior research fellow and senior fellow at the F. A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.
Peter Boettke is the BB&T Professor for the Study of Capitalism and the vice-president and director of the F. A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at the Mercatus Center as well as University Professor of Economics and Philosophy at George Mason University. He specializes in Austrian economics, economic history, institutional analysis, public choice, and social change.
Bryan Caplan is a senior scholar at the Mercatus Center and a professor of economics at George Mason University. He specializes in public economics, public choice, psychology and economics, public opinion, economics of the family and education, genoeconomics, and Austrian economics.
Noel Johnson is a research fellow at the Mercatus Center and assistant professor of economics at George Mason University. His research focuses on the historical origins of modern economic growth.
Mark Koyama is Assistant Professor of Economics at George Mason University and Mercatus Center Senior Scholar. Professor Koyama earned his PhD in Economics from the University of Oxford.

Podcasts

Hester Peirce | February 19, 2013
Hester Pierce discusses her book, which outlines the harmful effects of Dodd Frank regulations.

Recent Events

The F.A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at the Mercatus Center invites you to a discussion on Daniel Klein’s new book, Knowledge and Coordination.

Books

| Aug 01, 2011
This two-part series shows how economics contributes to understanding the spontaneous development of common law as well as the nature of legal rights.

Media Clippings

Jeff Milyo, Adriana Cordis | Apr 23, 2013
Adriana Cordis and Jeff Milyo's working paper, "Do State Campaign Finance Reforms Reduce Public Corruption?" cited at The Examiner.
Tyler Cowen | Dec 31, 2012
Tyler Cowen cited discussing cash transfers in India at the Business Standard.
Jerry Brito, Eli Dourado | Dec 04, 2012
Jerry Brito and Eli Dourado's WCITLeaks cited at Discovery News.
Keith Hall | Oct 05, 2012
Keith Hall Discusses Unemployment on CNN's Gut Check.
| Oct 05, 2012
Keith Hall cited discussing unemployment numbers at The Wall Street Journal.
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