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Thomas Duncan

Thomas Duncan

  • Assistant Professor of Economics, Radford University

Tom Duncan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Radford University. Dr. Duncan earned his PhD in economics from George Mason University. While at George Mason, he was a Mercatus Dissertation Fellow. He has taught three units of International Economic Policy at George Mason University. His research interests include political economy, public choice, Austrian economics, institutional economics, and development economics. Tom has published his research in the Libertarian Papers and presented at the Association of Private Enterprise Educators annual conference.

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Published Research

Thomas Duncan | Mar 2016
Thomas Duncan reviews The Long Guilded Age: American Capitalism and the Lessons of a New World Order by Leon Fink.
Thomas Duncan, Christopher Coyne | Oct 2015
This chapter highlights the insights that the Austrian tradition brings to the analysis of foreign intervention.
Christopher Coyne, Thomas Duncan | Aug 2015
This paper analyzes the “revolving door” phenomena in the military sector in the US. The revolving door refers to the back-and-forth movement of personnel between the government and private sector.
Christopher Coyne, Peter Leeson, Thomas Duncan | Jul 2014
Market-provided national defense famously suffers from a free-rider problem. According to conventional wisdom, markets must therefore underprovide defense. We argue that conventional wisdom is wrong.

Working Papers